10 May 2006
This lot is offered without a reserve
A CHINESE BRONZE CENSER AND COVER
Of compressed archaic form with two upright "S"-scroll handles and on three cabriole feet, decorated below the rim with a band of archaic symbols on a geometric ground, the flattened cover with a knop finial within openwork apertures, on an original carved wood stand
18¼ in. (46.4 cm.) wide
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It is most unusual for a bronze to survive both with its lid and stand.
This lot is offered without reserve. No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
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