A bronze 'goose' incense burner and cover Mid Ming dynasty
Lot 369
A bronze 'goose' incense burner and cover Mid Ming dynasty
Sold for HK$ 524,000 (US$ 67,602) inc. premium

Lot Details
A bronze 'goose' incense burner and cover
Mid Ming dynasty
Fantastically cast standing above four leaf lappet feet extending to a quatrelobed platform, the avian creature perched on its left foot with the right raised, its body flanked by a pair of wings with lustrious feathers, the head raised high with head turned right and beak wide opened.
33.7cm high. (2).

Footnotes

  • 明中期 銅鵝香爐

    Compare an earlier Song dynasty bronze incense burner in the form of a goose excavated from tombs, acquired in 1876 by the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, see Rose Kerr, Later Chinese Bronzes, Singapore, 1990, p.82, pl.62.
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