Lot 352
  • 352

A BRONZE HALBERD-HANDLED INCENSE BURNER, YILU 17TH CENTURY

Estimate
120,000 - 180,000 HKD
Sold
150,000 HKD
bidding is closed

Description

  • bronze
  • width 19.7 cm., 7 3/4  in.
of archaistic yilu form, the sides flanked by a pair of stylised ‘halberd’ handles, the base with a four-character seal mark reading yutang qingwan, the patina of a warm copper-brown colour

Catalogue Note

Compare a similar censer of yilu form with apocryphal Xuande mark, from the collection of Ulrich Hausmann, sold in these rooms, 8th October 2014, lot 3304. See also another similar censer illustrated in the Xuande yiqi tupu, illustrated in Zhongguo Shudian Chuban She, Beijing, 2006, p. 246.
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