London, South Kensington
8 May 1997
A late Ming bronze joss-stick holder
modelled as a standing sennin beside a crane above a mythical turtle ans crab among pierced rockwork -- 6½.in (16.5cm) high, 16th/17th Century.
See Colour Plate 2.
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