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2927B Boston
September 16, 2016 11:00 AMCalender

Bronze Censer

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2927B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 16, 2016 11:00AM


Bronze Censer, China, Ming dynasty style, compressed globular form with waisted neck, resting on three feet, decorated with a raised ring above the shoulder, six-character Xuande mark in a square cartouche on base, ht. 2 7/8, dia. to 6 1/2 in.
Estimate $1,500-1,800

normal wear and tear, casting flaws to some areas, surface stains, trace of rusting particularly to interior, applied verdigris on cartouche on base, wt. approx. 1.453 kg.

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