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LOT 1125

Estimate
GBP (£) 300 - 400
EUR (€) 360 - 480
USD ($) 410 - 540

Opening Bid
£270 (EUR 323; USD 368) (+bp*)

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Chinese Incense Burner

Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 AD

A bronze Da Ming Xuan De incense burner with carinated body and three scooped legs each with an animal mask above, reserved meander pattern to the shoulder and two lateral loop handles; carinated lid with meander pattern voids, surmounted by a male foo dog modelled in the round. 1.78 kg, 26cm (10 1/4"). Fine condition.

Provenance
Property of a Hong Kong gentleman living in London since 1990s.
With a London gallery, UK.

Literature
See Song, L., Chinese Bronze Ware, Cambridge, 2011, for discussion.