Large bronze censer. China, 19th Century


Large tripod bronze censer with brown patina. Lid with pierced decoration of foliaged scrollwork and seated chimera finial. Body and rim with shallow relief decoration of taotie masks. Pierced scroll side handles. Atop three feet ornated with chimera heads.

China, 19th Century

Circular wood plinth

Height censer: 85 cm (33-1/2 in.) - Total height: 91 cm (35-3/4 in.) - Diameter base: 41 cm (16 in.) - Diameter at largest (with handles): 52 cm (20-1/2 in.)

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2014061227