• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 7762

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 228

    AN ISLAMIC-MARKET GILT-SPLASHED BRONZE CENSER

    17TH/18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ISLAMIC-MARKET GILT-SPLASHED BRONZE CENSER
    17TH/18TH CENTURY
    Of compressed form with a short stepped foot and similar neck, the sides with lion-mask handles between raised Arabic inscriptions, highlighted around the body and base with irregular gold splashes, the base with a Xuande twelve-character mark
    6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) wide


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