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    Sale 2711

    The Imperial Sale, Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1955

    A RARE GILT-SPLASHED BRONZE CENSER AND STAND

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    A RARE GILT-SPLASHED BRONZE CENSER AND STAND
    QING DYNASTY, 17TH/18TH CENTURY

    Of compressed bombé form and short waisted neck with two elephant-head handles, supported on a slightly flared foot, covered overall in irregular gilt splashes, the base with four character sealmark Wan Shou Wu Jiang, 'May you have ten thousand longevities without boundary', within double squares, raised on a separate matching openwork gilt-splashed bronze stand
    4 3/4 in. (12.2 cm.) overall height


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