Lot 95: BRONZE CENSER IN THE SHAPE OF LIU HAI AND THE MONEY TOAD MING DYNASTY 48.5cm high
November 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
BRONZE CENSER IN THE SHAPE OF LIU HAI AND THE MONEY TOAD
the cheerful figure of the God of Wealth cast in a dancing posture, wearing a flowing skirt baring his chest and belly, holding a coin in each hand, attached to a censer in the shape of the three-legged money toad
- Good overall appearance with some dents to the body of the toad
- There is also a dent to the back of Liu Hai obliterating the tip of one leaf decorating his collar
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The estate of the late Ellen Broun, Camseney, Aberfeldy.