669
669

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF HENRY H. ARNHOLD, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ARNHOLD FOUNDATION

A BRONZE 'MYTHICAL BEAST' CENSER
17TH / 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
40,00060,000
JUMP TO LOT
669

PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF HENRY H. ARNHOLD, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ARNHOLD FOUNDATION

A BRONZE 'MYTHICAL BEAST' CENSER
17TH / 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
40,00060,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection

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Hong Kong

A BRONZE 'MYTHICAL BEAST' CENSER
17TH / 18TH CENTURY
crisply cast, standing foursquare and hinged at the neck, the mouth agape to release smoke, with a single horn extending from the top of the head, curling mane and brows, leaf-shaped ears, ruyi-form nose and short tongue, a large bushy flame-like tail behind
Length 13.1 cm, 5 1/8  in.
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Provenance

Roger Keverne Ltd., London, 2014.

Chinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection

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Hong Kong