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An exceptional and rare pair of bronze 'dragon' tripod censers, Marks and period of Qianlong | 清乾隆 銅雲龍戲珠紋朝冠耳三足爐一對 《大清乾隆年造》款

Estimate:

200,000

to
- 300,000 USD

Property from the Estate of June Ruth Kerman

An exceptional and rare pair of bronze 'dragon' tripod censers, Marks and period of Qianlong | 清乾隆 銅雲龍戲珠紋朝冠耳三足爐一對 《大清乾隆年造》款

An exceptional and rare pair of bronze 'dragon' tripod censers, Marks and period of Qianlong | 清乾隆 銅雲龍戲珠紋朝冠耳三足爐一對 《大清乾隆年造》款

Estimate:

200,000

to
- 300,000 USD

Lot sold:

327,600

USD

An exceptional and rare pair of bronze 'dragon' tripod censers

Marks and period of Qianlong

清乾隆 銅雲龍戲珠紋朝冠耳三足爐一對 《大清乾隆年造》款


each globular body resting on three cabriole legs issuing from ferocious beast masks and rising to a recessed neck and galleried rim, the shoulder set with a pair of pierced S-curve handles, the body crisply cast in high relief with two pairs of dragons each contesting a 'flaming pearl' surrounded by flame wisps and lingzhi-shaped clouds, the motif repeated at the handles, the shoulder with a ruyi collar beneath a band of florets encircling the neck, the exterior of the rim cast with an archaistic kuilong scroll between two keyfret borders and centering a six-character horizontal mark within a rectangular cartouche, metal rim liners (4)


Width across handles 11¼ in., 28.5 cm

In overall good condition. Minor nicks and dents to the surface, consistent with the type. Some minor casting flaws to the bottom of the feet. The handles are cast separately and are secured with nails from the interior.


整體品相良好。表面正常且輕微刮痕及凹痕,與品類相符。雙耳為分開鑄造,從內部以釘子加固。



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.

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Collection of Garret Kerman (1925-2012), acquired in Asia prior to 1957, and thence by descent.


來源

Garret Kerman (1925-2012) 收藏,1957年之前得於亞洲,此後家族傳承