An Antique Chinese Gold Plated Bronze Censer 4 Four Character Xuande (ming) Mark For Sale
Offered by Helen of
Memphis at Market Central Memphis, TN
A largeChinese gold plated ( id by chemical
analysis) bronze censer having a recessed based with an apocryphal type four character Xuande
(Ming) mark. The vessel is of a low
bombe form with loop handles issued below the rim and raised flared top.
The gold surface is brighter, more lustrous than gilt bronze. For
identical mark please see: Sydney Moss: The second Bronze Age - Later Chinese
Metalwork: No. 65.
Dimensions -- Approx. 6.75 inches in diameter of the bowl and 4.25 inches high, length with handles
about 11 inch.
weight approx. 2750 grams.
Condition: several patch repairs, a small indent in surface may be a dent or
part of the curvature of the bowl, thinning of censer wall to
several pin point holes and wear as shown. If more pictures are required please advise.
This is censer no 2 of 3 from an
estate collection. Censer 1 of this
collection has sold and is identified as 171002024935
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An Antique Chinese Gold Plated Bronze Censer 4 Four Character Xuande (ming) Mark: $787