Sale 19AS01 | Lot 140

Chinese Gilt-Bronze Duck-Form Censer

Catalogue: Asian Works of Art

Lot Details

Lot 140
Chinese Gilt-Bronze Duck-Form Censer
17th/18th Century
Cast in two sections as a duck standing on a raised base with scrolling legs and cast with swirling water on the platform where the duck stands, with the head turned to one side and its mouth open, the wing and tail feathers curled at the tips and incised with detailing, a coin type aperture below the tail for release of the incense smoke. Height 10 1/4 inches.


C Collection of a New York Connoisseur

Estimate: $8,000 - $10,000
Sold for $22,500 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Gilt wear overall, no damage to bronze, no cracks, quite a bit of incense residue inside, a few very small dents around the rims

weight is 4 lbs.


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Estimate: $8,000 - $10,000
Sold for $22,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Asian Works of Art

Mon, Mar 18, 2019 at 10am EDT
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