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    Sale 5101

    Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

    9 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 33

    A bronze censer modelled as a dignitary riding a mule, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

    Price Realised  

    A bronze censer modelled as a dignitary riding a mule, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)
    the figure wearing a long decorative robe, tall flaring hat adorned with bossses and slippers, holding a ruyi sceptre in one hand and the reins in the other, seated on a harnessed mule with its head lowered and turned to one side -- 28¼in. (71.8cm.) high


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