London, South Kensington
29 March 2007
Two Chinese bronze censers, 19th Century
each of compressed form, the first with twin beast-head handles, metal inlaid decoration to the side depicting Buddhistic dragons amongst rockwork, the base with a six-character Xuande mark surrounded by twin dragons chasing a flaming pearl in relief; the other with twin elephant handles -- maximum 7¼in. (8.5cm.) wide. (2)
Ex Peter Cochrane Collection. JPC labels to both bases.
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