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TWO MINIATURE INLAID BRONZE ARCHAISTIC CENSERS
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TWO MINIATURE INLAID BRONZE ARCHAISTIC CENSERS

18TH CENTURY

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TWO MINIATURE INLAID BRONZE ARCHAISTIC CENSERS
18TH CENTURY
One of rounded rectangular form raised on four paw supports, the sides inlaid in gold and silver with two taotie masks and the shoulder set with a pair of elephant-head handles, the pierced domed cover in the form of a mythical beast; the other a tripod ding, the sides cast and inlaid in gold with a taotie mask flanked by fish above each leg, with a pair of bail handles
2¼ in. (5.7 cm.) across, wood stands, Japanese wood boxes (2)
Provenance
Acquired in Japan in the 1970s.

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