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    Sale 12291

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part I

    9 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 479

    A SMALL PARCEL-GILT BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER

    17TH CENTURY

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    A SMALL PARCEL-GILT BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER
    17TH CENTURY
    The censer is cast to the exterior with two sinuous chilong clasping lingzhi sprigs in their mouths, separated by stylised shou roundels, all on an incised diaper ground. The base is cast with a six-character mark reading Yunjian Hu Wenming zhi, 'Made by Hu Wenming of Yunjian'.

    3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) diam.


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