21 - 22 June 2016
BRULE-PARFUM EN BRONZE EN FORME DE QILIN
CHINE, XVIIEME SIECLE
The recumbent mythical beast is finely cast on a stand with a dragon-like head and single horn, its head is turned sharply to the left with an open mouth, and the back is surmounted with a vase on top of a blanket decorated with flower scroll.
12 3/8 in. (31.5 cm.) wide
From a French private collection, Nice.
Property from a German family collection, acquired at Nagel, 30 May 2003, lot 816.
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A BRONZE 'QILIN'-FORM CENSERCHINA, 17TH CENTURY
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