• Lot 247

    BRULE-PARFUM TRIPODE EN BRONZE

    CHINE, DYNASTIE MING, XVIIEME SIECLE

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    BRULE-PARFUM TRIPODE EN BRONZE
    CHINE, DYNASTIE MING, XVIIEME SIECLE
    De forme ovoïde, orné à l'extérieur de trois cartouches comprenant des inscriptions dorées arabes qui constituent la confession de foi musulmane, marque à six caractères de l'Empereur Xuande dans un cartouche à la base
    Diamètre: 14 cm. (5½ in.)


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    Ming bronze censers with Arabic inscriptions are discussed by John Craswell in Blue and White. Chinese Porcelain and Its Impact on the Western World, Chicago 1985, pp.95-97, where a Xuande bronze censer, from the Field Museum is illustrated ibid., pl.39, together with a Dehua censer of related design ibid., pl.40, and two blue and white censers with Arabic inscriptions and Zhengde reign marks ibid., pls. 37 and 38

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    Post Lot Text

    AN ARABIC INSCRIBED BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER
    CHINA, MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY