A RARE GILT-FLECKED BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER AND STAND 17th/18th century

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Lot 114
A RARE GILT-FLECKED BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER AND STAND
17th/18th century

Sold for US$ 27,500 inc. premium
A RARE GILT-FLECKED BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER AND STAND
17th/18th century
Heavily cast with a compressed globular body surmounted by a short neck encircled with a narrow channel and a broad lipped rim, all supported on three short tubular waisted feet, the base cast with an apocryphal four-character Xuande seal mark within a recessed rectangle, the stand cast to resemble a mallow flower with overlapping petals supported on three ruyi-form feet, the surfaces highlighted with gold speckles.
7 1/8in (18cm) diameter, 13.5lbs (6.12kg)

Footnotes

  • 十七/十八世紀 灑金銅三足鬲式爐連座

    Censers with this type of bright flecked golden tone are rare. A similar example without its original stand, dated Late Ming/Early Qing dynasty from the Water, Pine and Stone Retreat Collection was sold at Sotheby's, Hong Kong, 8 April 2013, lot 130.

    Other similar examples have sold at Sotheby's, London, 12 March 1982, lot 141; and Christie's, London, 14 to 16 December 1988, lot 330.
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A RARE GILT-FLECKED BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER AND STAND 17th/18th century
A RARE GILT-FLECKED BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER AND STAND 17th/18th century
A RARE GILT-FLECKED BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER AND STAND 17th/18th century
A RARE GILT-FLECKED BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER AND STAND 17th/18th century
A RARE GILT-FLECKED BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER AND STAND 17th/18th century
A RARE GILT-FLECKED BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER AND STAND 17th/18th century
A RARE GILT-FLECKED BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER AND STAND 17th/18th century
A RARE GILT-FLECKED BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER AND STAND 17th/18th century
A RARE GILT-FLECKED BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER AND STAND 17th/18th century
A RARE GILT-FLECKED BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER AND STAND 17th/18th century
A RARE GILT-FLECKED BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER AND STAND 17th/18th century
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