A SMALL BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER | QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY | 清十九世紀 沖天耳三足小銅爐
A SMALL BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
of globular form with strap handles issuing from the rim, standing on three tapering feet, with an apocryphal four-character mark Da Ming Xuan De to the interior surrounded by dragons, and with an apocryphal six-character mark to base Da Ming Xuan De Nian Zhi
Width 8 cm, 3⅛ in.
寬 8 公分，3⅛英寸
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There are two small dents to the rim, minor scratching to the body and two dents to the body (approx. 2mm diameter).
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