A rare archaistic parcel-gilt bronze tripod censer, Mark and period of Qianlong | 清乾隆 銅灑金夔龍紋出戟三足爐 《大清乾隆年製》款
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A rare archaistic parcel-gilt bronze tripod censer
Mark and period of Qianlong
清乾隆 銅灑金夔龍紋出戟三足蓋爐 《大清乾隆年製》款
the base cast with a six-character mark within a rectangular cartouche
Diameter 5¾ in., 14.6 cm
In excellent general condition. Possibly originally cast as a censer and cover, with the cover later affixed to the censer.
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Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997).
Wou Lien-Pai Museum, coll. no. Q.11.27.