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Large Gilt Chinese Bronze and Copper Censer
Large Gilt Chinese Bronze and Copper Censer - Asian Art & Antiques Style Large Gilt Chinese Bronze and Copper Censer -
Ref : 81185
5 900 €
Period :
19th century
Provenance :
China
Dimensions :
L. 9.25 inch X H. 12.01 inch
Weight :
2.85 Kg
Asian Art & Antiques  - Large Gilt Chinese Bronze and Copper Censer
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Large Gilt Chinese Bronze and Copper Censer

The vessel is heavily cast in bronze alloy supported on 4 legs teminating in upturned ruyi heads. One long side is cast in high relief with 2 five-clawed dragons confronting a flaming pearl.
The other side with 2 tantric figures flanking a seated deity, elephant caparisoned and horse.
The rim of the censer is in copper very finely ciseled scroll motifs and inlaid with turquoise and coral cabochons.
Origin: China. Period: Qing Dynasty.

Compare with a similar pair of censers and covers sold by Christies NY in 2013 for $15,000.

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