15 - 16 March 2015
A LARGE BRONZE ARCHAISTIC TRIPOD CENSER, DING
MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)
The body is cast with an upper register of alternating kui dragons and bosses, and a lower register of taotie masks separated by flanges, and is supported on three tall legs emerging from masks. A pair of bail handles rises from the rim.
15 1/8 in. (38.3 cm.), stand
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