Lot 225: CHINESE MING PERIOD TRIPOD BRONZE CENSER WITH GILT
11 November 2016
Marietta, GA, USALive Auction
Description: Cast in compressed globular form, short neck to flat open wide rim, raised on three conical short legs, with two loop handles vertically everted on upper lip. The bronze censer shows trace of gilt. Mark on base, an impressed seal mark, with six script -KaiShu- characters, XuanDe Reign Period of Great Ming.
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Dimensions: Dimension: 4" H x 6" Diam.
Medium: bronze, gold
Date: Ming Dynasty