A copper hand warmer with pierced cover Late Ming dynasty
Lot 377
A copper hand warmer with pierced cover Late Ming dynasty
Sold for HK$ 52,500 (US$ 6,767) inc. premium

Lot Details
A copper hand warmer with pierced cover
Late Ming dynasty
Cast on four stumped cylindrical foot, the compressed body of square form rising to a short neck, surmounted on the top by a pierced cover.
10.5cm wide. (2).

Footnotes

  • 明晚期 銅製仿竹簍蓋爐

    For a similar hand warmer but with pierced hexagonal-star cover, with Zhang Mingqi seal mark, formerly in the collection of Dr. Ip Yee, see The Second Bronze Age. Later Chinese Metalwork, Sydney L. Moss Ltd., Hong Kong, 1991, no.83.
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