London, South Kensington
3 February 2000
A Chinese bronze incense burner modelled as a duck
the bird standing on one leg with its head turned round to the left and mouth open, the feathers well delineated on its back -- 11¼in. (28.5cm.) high, Song Dynasty, perspex stand, (Some verdigree and old wear.)
See Colour Plate 2.
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