• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 362

    A LARGE BRONZE BUDDHISTIC LION CENSER, MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)

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    A LARGE BRONZE BUDDHISTIC LION CENSER, MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)
    the fierce grimacing beast seated with its right paw raised on a brocade ball, its scrolling tail flicked upwards, a section of the maned back detaches forming the cover for the hollow body interior -- 14½in. (37cm.) high, fitted wood stand carved as cloud scrolls.


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