Outstanding Antique 19th C Archaic Chinese Japanese Bronze Censer Incense Burner
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Outstanding Antique 19th C Archaic Chinese Japanese Bronze Censer Incense Burner:
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AN ANTIQUE CHINESE OR JAPANESE
BRONZE INCENSE BURNER/CENSER
PROBABLY LATE 19TH CENTURY
In archaic form, with ornate eared handles, the mouth of beasts forming the legs, a tao'tieh design encircles the body, and foo lion tops the piece atop an archaic cloud lid. Signs of patination, probably dating to the late 19th century. Approximately 13" (33cm) tall.
Comparable censer sold at Christie's Provenance: From a New York doctor's estate
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