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    Sale 11929

    The Ian and Susan Wilson Collection of Scholar's Objects

    17 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1157

    A BRONZE 'HILL' CENSER AND COVER, BOSHANLU

    HAN DYNASTY (206 BC - AD 220)

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    Estimate

    A BRONZE 'HILL' CENSER AND COVER, BOSHANLU
    HAN DYNASTY (206 BC - AD 220)
    The censer is raised on a stem foot cast on the base with an openwork coiled dragon motif, and the bowl is encircled by two bands of foliate scroll. The conical cover is cast in openwork as mountains, with various scenes incorporating animals and humans, including scenes of combat and hunting.
    7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Alvin Lo Oriental Art, New York, 1999.