A group of three square-sectioned metal incense clocks 19th century
Lot 8216
A group of three square-sectioned metal incense clocks
19th century
Sold for US$ 23,750 inc. premium
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A group of three square-sectioned metal incense clocks 19th century A group of three square-sectioned metal incense clocks 19th century A group of three square-sectioned metal incense clocks 19th century A group of three square-sectioned metal incense clocks 19th century A group of three square-sectioned metal incense clocks 19th century A group of three square-sectioned metal incense clocks 19th century A group of three square-sectioned metal incense clocks 19th century A group of three square-sectioned metal incense clocks 19th century A group of three square-sectioned metal incense clocks 19th century
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Scholar's Objects and Works of Art
Property from the Collection of Emmanuel Gran, by Descent
A group of three square-sectioned metal incense clocks
19th century
The first of pewter with yellow brass trim, the cover with reticulated shuangxi panel in brass, an upper tray fitted with a cut brass incense grid and the footed base now holding an incense spoon; the second of white brass with a wanzi diaper pattern cut to the flat cover, the upper tray fitted with a cut brass incense grid, the lower compartment holding a small metal shovel and bird-shaped hook, the exterior walls engraved with calligraphy, precious objects and a tiny landscape; the third of pale yellow brass, also cut with a wanzi diaper grid to the cover with a canted edge, the middle tray fitted with a thin cut brass incense grid, snuffer plate and triangular plaque, the lower compartment holding a small shovel, the exterior surfaces similarly engraved with calligraphy and opposing flowering ranches.
32 18, 2 1/2 and 2 3/4in (8, 6.3 and 6.9cm) high
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