• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 252

    A LARGE BRONZE ARCHAISTIC TRIPOD CENSER, LIDING

    SONG/YUAN DYNASTY, 12TH-14TH CENTURY

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    A LARGE BRONZE ARCHAISTIC TRIPOD CENSER, LIDING
    SONG/YUAN DYNASTY, 12TH-14TH CENTURY
    The heavily cast tri-lobed body raised on three broad columnar supports, the sides cast in high relief with a double chevron band and straps that continue under the body from below the three lion masks positioned between the lobes, all below an archaistic band of taotie masks reserved on a leiwen ground, with a pair of curved upright handles, the patina of mottled dark grey and green color
    17¼ in. (43.8 cm.) high


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