The stand is formed of three elaborate decorative supports each based around a Chilong dragon with bifurcated tail. The supports are hinged where they meet at the centre and so will fold flat when traveling.
Approximately 21.7 cm high. Weight = 786 gm. In fine, polished, condition showing light wear from use...
The squat censer cast with two loop handles and three pointed feet. The bronze has a high copper content which alludes to an earlier dating, perhaps late Ming, and produces a fine deep colour. The base has a cast mark, probably the name of the maker.
Approximately 11.3cm diameter excluding the handles, 5.6cm high. Weight = 500gms.
A brass opium box of usual form but with an exceptionally well decorated top. The base signed with a two-character maker's mark.
Approximately 3.7cm high.
Please study the photographs.
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The pipe looks a little like yellow brass in some pictures but this is a result of recent tarnishing, perhaps I should have polished it a little before taking the photographs. The base has an engraved inscription. 19th century I suspect. Especially nice is the cloud collar and the subtle shape of the base, almost peach-shape in section.
17.3/4 inches (45cm) high. Fine condition...