A large bronze tripod censer  17th/18th century
Lot 163
A large bronze tripod incense burner 17th/18th century
Sold for £6,960 (US$ 11,373) inc. premium

Lot Details
A large bronze tripod censer  17th/18th century
A large bronze tripod incense burner
17th/18th century
Raised on three short angled feet, the bombé sides cast in high relief on each side with a phoenix in flight and a writhing dragon and flaming pearl, both amidst cloud scrolls, the flattened cover surmounted by high arched chilong handles, the base cast with four-character hallmark Qing Tong Xuan Zhi, 'made in the paulownia studio'.
37.4cm (14¾in) wide
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