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PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK COLLECTION

AN ARCHAISTIC GILT-SPLASHED BRONZE INCENSE-TOOL VASE MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY
Estimate
4,0006,000
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PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK COLLECTION

AN ARCHAISTIC GILT-SPLASHED BRONZE INCENSE-TOOL VASE MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY
Estimate
4,0006,000
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Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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New York

AN ARCHAISTIC GILT-SPLASHED BRONZE INCENSE-TOOL VASE MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY
the cylindrical form rising to a waisted neck and everted rim, crisply cast with a wide band of cicada blades enclosing taotie masks against a leiwen ground, surmounted by a narrow band of confronting kuilong on further leiwen set with flanges and a pair of mask ring handles to either side, and a border of stylized taotie encircling the rounded shoulder, the warm dark brown patina scattered with irregular gilt splashes 
Height 6 3/8  in., 16.2 cm
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Provenance

Roger Keverne, London.

Important Chinese Art

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New York