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.
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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