London, South Kensington
11 June 1998
A LARGE CHINESE BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER AND PIERCED DOMED COVER
WITH RECUMBENT CAPARISONED ELEPHANT FINIAL, CARRYING A BASKET OF FRUIT ON ITS BACK, ON A GROUND OF SCROLLING LOTUS, ABOVE TWO RAISED ELEPHANT- HEAD HANDLES AND SIMILAR FEET, THE BODY DECORATED IN RELIEF WITH FURTHER SCROLLING FOLIAGE, THE DETAILS INLAID -- 20¼.IN (51.5CM) HIGH, WOOD STAND, SEALMARK, 17TH/18TH CENTURY.
SEE COLOUR PLATE 43.
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