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AN UNUSUAL PARCEL-GILT BRONZE DUCK-FORM CENSER AND COVER
AN UNUSUAL PARCEL-GILT BRONZE DUCK-FORM CENSER AND COVER

MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)

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AN UNUSUAL PARCEL-GILT BRONZE DUCK-FORM CENSER AND COVER
MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)
Well cast as a duck standing atop an integral pierced rockwork base, with head raised and beak open, the wings which form the cover cast with upturned feather tips, with a small cash symbol pierced below the tail feathers for the release of smoke, the gilding ending in a shaped line on the lower body and tops of the legs
9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm.) high, box

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