Parcel-gilt Copper Repousse Censer
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Parcel-gilt Copper Repousse Censer, China, late Ming dynasty, gui-shape, with separately cast and riveted dragon head handles, decorated with a frieze of dragon-and-cloud design between patterned bands around mouth and foot, six-character Hu Wenming mark in a gilt rectangular cartouche on base, ht. 4 3/8, rim dia. 6 3/4 in.
Literature: Michael Goedhuis, Chinese and Japanese Bronzes A.D. 1100-1900, exh. cat., London: Michael Goedhuis Colnaghi Oriental, 1989, pl. 60.
some gilt loss and wear, surface dirt, some patinas to interior. Weight: approx. 2.7 lb.
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