3649
3649
A GOLD-SPLASHED BRONZE TRIPOD INCENSE BURNER
16TH – 17TH CENTURY
Estimate
150,000250,000
LOT SOLD. 187,500 HKD
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3649
A GOLD-SPLASHED BRONZE TRIPOD INCENSE BURNER
16TH – 17TH CENTURY
Estimate
150,000250,000
LOT SOLD. 187,500 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A GOLD-SPLASHED BRONZE TRIPOD INCENSE BURNER
16TH – 17TH CENTURY
well cast with a bombé body flanked by a pair of handles, each with a small everted tab, all supported on three tapering legs, the base with a recessed cartouche enclosing an apocryphal three-character Xuande seal mark, liberally decorated overall save for the mark with gold splashes
17.3 cm, 6 3/4  in.
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Catalogue Note

A closely related but slightly smaller gold-splashed incense burner from the J. de Lopes bequest and now in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, is illustrated in Rose Kerr, Later Chinese Bronzes, London, 1990, pl. 7, catalogued as 16th-17th century.

Important Chinese Art

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Hong Kong