13th Apr, 2022 10:00 EST

Asian Arts

 
  Lot 27
 

27

A Chinese patinated bronze tripod censer 铜香炉一颗
Xuande mark, 18th century or earlier 宣德款 十八世纪或更早

Of compressed bombe form with thick vertical loop handles, all on three tapered feet, four-character "Xuande" cast mark to the underside, the metal of reddish-gold tone with rich chestnut-brown patina
weight: 3,282 grams

H: 5 3/4 in., Dia: 7 1/4 in.

PROVENANCE:

Acquired from Gump's, San Francisco by the parents of the present owner, January 8, 1972

Sold for $21,420
Estimated at $3,000 - $5,000


 

Of compressed bombe form with thick vertical loop handles, all on three tapered feet, four-character "Xuande" cast mark to the underside, the metal of reddish-gold tone with rich chestnut-brown patina
weight: 3,282 grams

PROVENANCE:

Acquired from Gump's, San Francisco by the parents of the present owner, January 8, 1972

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