Lot 1078 (The Asian Works of Art Auction, 25th April 2019)

A LARGE CHINESE BRONZE CENSER

Sold for £320


Condition report

Finial loose but attached. One handle very slight wobble. One whisker missing. One whisker shows a possible loss where it meets the animal but may not be a damage as such.

 

LARGE EARLY 20TH CENTURY CHINESE BRONZE CENSER,
the pierced, domed lid with a stylised animal finial, the body with panel decorated in relief with mythical animals, on three legs with tao tie motifs, 40.5cm high

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