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A gilt-bronze and silver-inlaid incense burner and basin, Han dynasty | 漢 鎏金銅錯銀香爐連盤

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December 21, 01:15 PM GMT


6,000 - 10,000 EUR

Lot Details


Property from a European Private Collection

A gilt-bronze and silver-inlaid incense burner and basin

Han dynasty


Height 24.5 cm, 9⅝ in.; diameter 23.5 cm, 9¼ in.


Collection particulière européenne

Brûle-parfum en bronze doré incrusté d'argent et bassin en bronze doré, dynastie Han



漢 鎏金銅錯銀香爐連盤

Please note that the provenance has been changed./ Veuillez noter que la provenance a été changée. / 敬請注意,本拍品來源以更正。

Gisèle Cröes, Brussels, March 1996.


Gisele Croes ,比利時,1996年3月

Gisèle Cröes, The International Art Fair, New York, and Tefaf Maastricht, March 1996, exhibition catalogue, ill.

Compare a closely related gilt example, excavated in Jiangsu and preserved in the Nanjing Museum, illustrated in Zhongguo meishu fenlei quanji. Zhongguo qingtongqi quanji [Complete Collection of Classified Chinese Fine Arts: Bronze, Qin and Han], vol. 12, Beijing, 1998, pl. 126; and related example, but in bronze, without a tray, in the collection of Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, published online (acc. no. S2012.9.2134a-b). Compare also a related gilt bronze example, sold at Christie’s New York, 2nd April 2014, lot 136; and a closely related Boshanlu and tray, but in bronze with no gilt, sold at Bonhams London, 9th November 2017, lot 189.