3 November 2009
AN ARCHAISTIC BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER, DING
SONG DYNASTY (960-1279)
The rounded body supported on three columnar legs and finely cast with taotie masks divided by raised flanges on a leiwen ground, the upturned rim with two loop handles
9 in. (23 cm.) high
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The result of Oxford Authentication thermoluminescence test no. C107e67 is consistent with the dating of this lot.
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