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Bronze Fangding -shape Censer

Auction:
3134B
Lot:
304
Sold for:
$3,690$3,000

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3134B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Bronze Fangding-shape Censer, China, possibly Kangxi period, with two strap handles to rim, the bulging body vertically ribbed below a straight neck decorated with chilong design in relief, ht. 13 1/4, wd. 9 1/4 in.

Provenance: Purchased from Michael Goedhuis Colnaghi Oriental, London, January 1989.
Estimate $12,000-15,000

minor nicks, otherwise in good condition. Weight: approx. 17 lb.


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Keywords

Michael Goedhuis Colnaghi, Cannabis and religion, Censer, Chi, Chinese culture, Human behavior, Religion, Zhou dynasty, London, China

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