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Bronze Ornamental Censer

Auction:
2783T
Lot:
1152
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2783T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
February 17, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

Bronze Ornamental Censer, China, ovoid body with archaic decorations of taotie and flanges, with pierced neck and lappet-form rim, flanked by pierced S-shape handles, supported by three waisted legs, the pierced, domed cover with cloud decoration and a large Buddhist lion finial, ht. 19 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

traces of repair, base possibly replaced, handles detached


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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