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Simulated Bronze Ceramic Censer

Auction:
3134B
Lot:
127
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3134B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Simulated Bronze Ceramic Censer, China, possibly 18th century, in the form of a squat tripod covered censer with lion mask handles, pierced-coin decorations on the cover, and molded lingzhi finial, with allover gilt details and gold splashes, six-character Qianlong mark on base, dia. 4 3/4 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

gilt loss, surface scratches, minor chip to edge of lingzhi.


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.

Keywords

China, Cannabis and religion, Censer, Culture, Human behavior, Lingzhi, One cent coin, Qianlong Emperor, Religion, Zhou dynasty

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