852
852
A PAIR OF MANDARIN DUCK-FORM BRONZE CENSERS AND COVERS
MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY
Estimate
7,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 USD
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852
A PAIR OF MANDARIN DUCK-FORM BRONZE CENSERS AND COVERS
MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY
Estimate
7,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 USD
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A PAIR OF MANDARIN DUCK-FORM BRONZE CENSERS AND COVERS
MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY
cast in mirror image, each posed in profile, with neatly delineated plumage adorned with curled leaf lotus, the well-defined head with alert features and turned, beak agape to emit smoke, one leg raised, the other perched atop a convex lotus leaf-form base, the back with an aperture and fitted lotus-form cover, a warm russet patina with traces of lacquer (4)
Height 11 1/2  in., 29.2 cm                                                                                                                                                       
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Provenance

Frank Caro, New York prior to 1986.

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