15 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,125
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A gilt bronze censer modelled as an egret and young, 18th Century
the seated bird with a long beaked head turned to one side, the feathers naturalistically moulded and incised, its young perched on its back forming the detachable cover for the hollow interior -- 7¼in. (18.5cm.) wide.
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