6 November 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 20,000
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER WITH COVER AND STAND, 17TH/18TH CENTURY
the rims, legs, handles and openwork cover all modelled as bamboo stems and leaves, the interior cast with a seal script inscription, a further seal script mark to base -- 10¾in. (27.4cm.) wide. (3)
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Compare a similar example included by Gerard Hawthorn Ltd, Oriental Art, in the catalogue of the exhibition 'Oriental Works of Art', 8th June - 26th June 1998, no. 37, pp. 35-36.
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
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