A bronze 'bamboo' incense burner and cover Xuande mark, 19th century (2)

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Lot 93
A bronze 'bamboo' incense burner and cover
Xuande mark, 19th century

Sold for US$ 2,040 inc. premium

Chinese Works of Art

17 Dec 2019, 10:00 PST

Los Angeles

A bronze 'bamboo' incense burner and cover
Xuande mark, 19th century
Of cylindrical form, the mouth and base encircled with bands cast to resemble bamboo stalks, with curled branches forming the handles and three feet, the base centered with a cut rectangular four-character seal mark, the domed cover cast as a tangle of reticulated bamboo leaves and stalks growing from a curved bamboo section that forms the finial, the dark-brown patina with gold mottling.
9 1/2in (24cm) high (2).

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Collection of Dr. Davenport West
    Christie's, New York sale, 24 July 1984, lot 186
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