A gold-splashed bronze tripod incense burner Fei Yun Ju three-character mark, possibly Ming Dynasty

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Lot 96
A gold-splashed bronze tripod incense burner
Fei Yun Ju three-character mark, possibly Ming Dynasty

Sold for US$ 4,075 inc. premium

Chinese Works of Art

17 Dec 2019, 10:00 PST

Los Angeles

A gold-splashed bronze tripod incense burner
Fei Yun Ju three-character mark, possibly Ming Dynasty
Of bulbous form with slightly everted rim forming two simple raised handles, supported on three short conical feet decorated over all with fire-gilded splashes, the mark to the base finely cast and raised on a punched ground.
7 1/4in (18.3cm) diam

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Estate of Mrs. George S. Franklin, Jr., of Oyster Bay New York
    Descended from Nelson W. Aldrich (November 6, 1841 – April 16, 1915).

    The mark can be read as 'abode amidst flying clouds,' possibly a private studio mark.
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