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Lot 73: SILVER-INLAID BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER, DING SIGNED SHI SOU, 18TH CENTURY 14.5cm high (excluding stand)
08 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
SILVER-INLAID BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER, DING
SIGNED SHI SOU, 18TH CENTURY
the compressed body raised on three columnar supports, cast in low relief with leiwen and cloud scroll bands, inlaid in silver wire with ruyiheads flanked by leafy scrolls, a pair of handles rising from the shoulder, the underside incised with a Shi Sou mark, with pierced wood cover and tripod stand
14.5cm high (excluding stand)
- Good overall condition with two very short cracks to the handles and slight surface wear as consistent with age
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