• Chinese Ceramics & Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5944

    Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

    10 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 5

    A BRONZE LUOHAI AND THREE-LEGGED TOAD CENSER, 16TH/17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BRONZE LUOHAI AND THREE-LEGGED TOAD CENSER, 16TH/17TH CENTURY
    the large toad stands open mouthed, its body covered in raised node warts and bears on its back a dancing figure of Luohai carrying a scroll and peach, a double gourd hanging from his back, the figure forming the cover for the hollow bodied toad -- 11½in. (29.2cm.) high, fitted wood stand.


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this lot is 11½in. (29.2cm.) high and not as stated in the printed catalogue.