Lot 210: BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER WITH ARABIC INSCRIPTION QING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY 9.4cm high, 15cm diam
November 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER WITH ARABIC INSCRIPTION
QING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY
of compressed globular form raised on three conical feet, decorated with three cartouches containing Islamic inscriptions, the base with an apocryphal Xuande mark, the bronze with a warm reddish-brown patina
9.4cm high, 15cm diam
- good overall apprearance and patina.
-some old marks in places consistence with age and use
-rubbing/ golden hightlights on the tips of the three feet with oxidisation to the interior of the censer
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The Collection of Professor J.E.Webb (1915-2011) (for more information on Professor Webb, please see lot 223), acquired from William Clayton Fine Chinese Jade, Porcelain and Oriental Works of Art, with original receipt dated 12th May 1980.