Massive Chinese bronze censer
16.5in., 42cms diam.
Qing dynasty, 18th century
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A very large and heavily cast
Chinese bronze tripod censer
of compressed drum shape,
with flat inverted rim, the
upper and lower rims cast in
relief with bands of studs,
on three cabriole feet.
Xuande six-character mark
within a double dragon
A few minor dents and casting
flaws to the flat rim. Old
repair to one section of the
rim where an original casting
hole had been filled.

Nicholas S Pitcher | Chinese Antiques, Porcelain, Pottery and Bronzes