London, South Kensington
27 April 2000
A Chinese Tonkin gilt-brnze and copper tripod censer and foliate cover,
mask handles and decorated with shaped panels of birds among prunus, peony and bamboo, marbled effect to the rim and lower legs -- 4in. (10.2cm.) high, 17th/18th Century, (small loss to one panel, rubbed gilding).
See Colour Plate 1.
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