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    Sale 7581

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    13 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 165

    A BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER WITH ISLAMIC INSCRIPTION

    CAST ZHENGDE FOUR-CHARACTER SEALMARK, 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER WITH ISLAMIC INSCRIPTION
    CAST ZHENGDE FOUR-CHARACTER SEALMARK, 17TH CENTURY
    Of compressed globular shape standing on three conical feet, cold-worked with three ruyi-shaped cartouches containing Islamic inscriptions on a ring-punched ground, the bronze with a warm reddish-brown patina
    6 in. (15.3 cm.) wide


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the date of this lot should read 'Cast Zhengde Four-character mark and of the period (1506-1521)'