12 July 2005
A BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER FOR THE ISLAMIC MARKET
CAST ZHENGDE FOUR-CHARACTER SEALMARK, 17TH CENTURY
Of compressed globular shape standing on three conical feet, cold-worked with three ruyi-shaped cartouches containing Islamic script on a ring-punched ground, the bronze with a reddish-brown patina
6 in. (15.2 cm.) diam.
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