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    Sale 2611

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1914

    A LARGE SILVER-WIRE INLAID BRONZE CENSER, DING

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LARGE SILVER-WIRE INLAID BRONZE CENSER, DING
    QING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY

    Of circular section and in archaistic form, the tripod censer is cast in relief around the compressed globular body with elaborate taotie masks highlighted with silver inlay and divided by vertical flanges, the flat everted rim with a pair of upright loop handles, fitted with a reticulated wood cover surmounted by an agate finial carved with lingzhi
    11 in. (28 cm.) high, wood cover


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    Previously sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 29 April, 2002, lot 701.

    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF AN ASIAN GENTLEMAN