A bronze 'Buddhist lion' incense burner Early Qing dynasty
Lot 291
A bronze 'Buddhist lion' incense burner Early Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 56,250 (US$ 7,257) inc. premium
Lot Details
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A bronze 'Buddhist lion' incense burner
Early Qing dynasty
Sturdily cast in cylindrical form rising from a short foot, the body framed within a lower band of lotus petals and an upper frieze of meandering lotus scrolls, all flanked by a pair of Buddhist lion handles on each side, the mythical beasts with furry coiled hair, sharpened teeth and emanating ferocious expression, the base cast with a six-character Xuande apocryphal mark.
15.5cm diam.

Footnotes

  • 清初 仿古銅佛獅耳香爐
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