Lot 303
  • 303

AN EXTREMELY RARE BRONZE CENSER QING DYNASTY, YONGZHENG PERIOD, DATED JIYOU YEAR, CORRESPONDING TO 1729 |

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 USD
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Description

  • Diameter 4 1/4  in., 10.7 cm
of stout cylindrical form, sturdily cast resting on three slim feet, the interior cast with two inscriptions reading Liu Junren zhi ('made by Liu Junren') and Yancheng shizao ('made in Yancheng'), the base with a four-character date mark reading Yongzheng jiyou within a recessed square

Condition

The censer is in overall good condition. The surface with wear and oxidation.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.