London, South Kensington
29 March 2007
A Chinese bronze cylindrical incense stick holder, Yuan/Ming Dynasty
with twin dragon-head handles, the central panel decorated with four red lacquered figures in relief before a pierced archway, above foaming waves and below a band of foliate key-fret designs, raised on three supports upon a further pierced circular base -- 8¾in. (22.2cm.) high.
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