A gold-splashed bronze incense burner Cast Xuande six-character mark, 17th century
Lot 252
A gold-splashed bronze incense burner
Cast Xuande six-character mark, 17th century
Sold for £9,000 (US$ 15,118) inc. premium
Auction Details
A gold-splashed bronze incense burner Cast Xuande six-character mark, 17th century
Lot Details
A gold-splashed bronze incense burner
Cast Xuande six-character mark, 17th century
Heavily cast raised on a low tapering foot and flanked by two handles shaped as mythical beasts with flowing manes, the exterior liberally splashed with larger and smaller patches of gold and one side painted in gold with the characters da shang, the underside with two dragons in pursuit of a pearl and enclosing the six-character mark. 18.4cm (7¼in) wide

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  • 十七世紀 銅灑金雙獸耳爐 陽文「大明宣德年製」楷書款
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