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A parcel-gilt bronze censer and cover, 17th century | 十七世纪 銅局部鎏金海獸紋鋪首耳熏爐

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A parcel-gilt bronze censer and cover, 17th century | 十七世纪 銅局部鎏金海獸紋鋪首耳熏爐

A parcel-gilt bronze censer and cover, 17th century | 十七世纪 銅局部鎏金海獸紋鋪首耳熏爐

A parcel-gilt bronze censer and cover

17th century

十七世纪 銅局部鎏金海獸紋鋪首耳熏爐


the rounded rectangular body rising from a spreading foot to an everted rim, finely cast in deep and high relief around the exterior with a broad band of mythical sea creatures amid tumultuous foaming waves, set to either end with a gilt lion-mask handle suspending a loose ring, the base with an apocryphal six-character Xuande mark within a recessed rectangle, the domed cover similarly cast and pierced with a pair of dragons and phoenixes cast in high relief amidst cloud scrolls, surmounted by a pierced coiled dragon finial, the stand similarly decorated with a band of lappets cast along the foot (3)


Height 10 ⅞ in., 27.5 cm

The cover with a few small dents to the rim. Overall with age-consistent surface wear and casting imperfections including characteristic casting patches to the interior of the censer and casting holes.


蓋沿有些許細小凹痕。器面磨痕與年代相符,帶鑄造瑕疵,如補片(見器內)及微孔。


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我們很高興為您提供上述拍品狀況報告。由於敝公司非專業修復人員,在此敦促您徵詢其他專業修復人員,以獲得更詳盡、專業之報告。


準買家應該檢查每件拍品以確認其狀況,蘇富比所作的任何陳述均為主觀看法而非事實陳述。雖然本狀況報告或有針對某拍品之討論,但所有拍賣品均根據印於圖錄內之業務規則以拍賣時狀況出售。

P. C. Lu & Sons, Hong Kong, 24th January 1983. 


來源

魯氏父子有限公司,香港,1983年1月24日