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    Sale 7581

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    13 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 127

    A GILT-SPLASHED BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GILT-SPLASHED BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER
    18TH CENTURY
    Modelled as three conjoined peaches, the handles formed by two leafy branches each bearing a further small peach, the bronze with olive brown patina highlighted with irregular gilt splashes
    9 in. (23 cm.) wide, carved wood stand


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    Provenance

    From a Roman collection