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Bronze Censer with Cover

Auction:
2591B
Lot:
359
Sold for:
$1,215$1,000

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2591B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 20, 2012 11:00AM

Description:

Bronze Censer with Cover, China, steep flaring sides decorated in low relief with lotus blooms borne on scrolling foliage, flanked at the sides by a pair of elephant-head handles with upturned snouts, the domed cover with lotus blossoms and undulating leafy stems, surmounted by a recumbent elephant with elaborate embellishment, with four-character mark "Qian Long Nian Zhi" on the base, ht. 13 1/2 in.
Estimate $500-700

In good condition

Keywords

China, Lotus, Padma, South Norfolk, United Kingdom

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