A large bronze 'qilin' incense burner and cover Late Ming / early Qing dynasty
Lot 368
A large bronze 'qilin' incense burner and cover Late Ming / early Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 1,460,000 (US$ 188,280) inc. premium
Lot Details
A large bronze 'qilin' incense burner and cover
Late Ming / early Qing dynasty
The mythical beast seated with its hind legs bent and front paws stretched, the dragon-like head with bulging eyes framed by whiskers, a pair of ears and pointed horn, affixed onto the body with a hinge at the neck, its upright scaled body with defined spiked spine running down the back, all engulfed in flames and ending in a furry tail.
60cm wide.

Footnotes

  • 明末清初 青銅麒麟香爐
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