25 March 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 80,500
Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000
AN UNUSUAL BRONZE COVERED CENSER IN THE FORM OF A BUDDHA'S HAND CITRON
Cast as a large finger citron borne on a leafy branch that is hollowed at the end for the addition of water, the pierced cover with leafy stem handle, the bottom cast with apochryphal Xuande mark
9½ in. (24 cm.) long, wood stand
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