Lot 5232: A LARGE BRONZE CENSER WITH TWO BEAST HANDLES
December 10, 2016
El Monte, CA, USALive Auction
Description: Finely cast, the body rising from a spreading foot to a flared rim, flanked by a pair of mythical beast mask handles, the neck encircled by a band with a pair of confronting chilong reserved on a leiwen ground, the foot with a stylized key fret border, the base impressed with a six character 'XUANDE' mark. Qing Dynasty period.
Dimensions: Height: 3 3/4 in (9.5 cm) Inner Diameter: 5 3/4 in (14.6 cm)