PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MRS. JAMES BISHOP PEABODY
A BRONZE CENSER
The heavily cast censer has a compressed globular body flanked by a pair of tapering loop handles. The base is cast with a three-character inscription, Qinshuxian, within a rectangle.
7¼ in. (28.5 cm.) wide across handles
Heber Reginald Bishop (1840-1902).
James Cunningham Bishop (1870-1932).
Mary Cunningham Bishop Peabody (1893-1980).
James Bishop Peabody (1922-1977), and thence by descent to the present owner.