A fine silver and enamel tripod incense burner by Anderson for The Bao Hua Company Republic Period, circa 1930
Lot 285
A fine silver and enamel tripod incense burner by Anderson for The Bao Hua Company
Republic Period, circa 1930
Sold for £10,000 (US$ 16,798) inc. premium
Auction Details
A fine silver and enamel tripod incense burner by Anderson for The Bao Hua Company Republic Period, circa 1930
Lot Details
A fine silver and enamel tripod incense burner by Anderson for The Bao Hua Company
Republic Period, circa 1930
Fitted with a wood cover carved with archaistic taotie mask designs and surmounted by a jade lion-dog finial, Qing Dynasty, the vessel with twin upright handles and with a band of pale green guilloché enamel on a key pattern ground and archaistic dragons spaced by plain roundels in relief above ancient text in blue enamel, raised on plain supports, maker marked. 25cm (9 7/8in) high including cover, silver weight 800g (25.8oz) (2).

Footnotes

  • 民國約1930年 銀製題款衝耳三足爐,連玉鈕木蓋
    「中華民國安迪生監製」及「北京寶華樓」楷書款

    Provenance: a gift to John James Thomas Irvine on his retirement from the post of Manager of Lever Brothers Shanghai Cold Store, circa 1905-1930, and thence by descent.

    來源:John James Thomas Irvine在約1905至1930年間於Lever Brothers Shanghai Cold Store擔任經理一職,此拍品乃他的退休禮物,並由他的後人出售
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