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    Sale 5336

    Chinese Art

    7 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 62

    A BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER, 17TH CENTURY
    with twin, s-formed elephant trunk handles, the body decorated in relief with flowering lotus surrounded by scrolling tendrils, the pierced dome cover with similar foliate motifs topped by a large recumbent caparisoned elephant, its back supporting a basket of flowers and fruits, raised on three elephant head supports -- 14¾in. (37.5cm.) high.


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