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Fine Massive Early 18th Century Chinese Bronze Censer

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Pre 1800: Item # 1132607

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 Sold by Christies King Street May 2012 - 2012年5月伦敦国王街佳士得经手出售  
A very large, exceptionally finely cast, bronze censer in Ming form but with archaic (Zhou) style decoration of Imperial quality. The base carries the six character reign mark of the Ming Xuande emperor (1426-1435) but this item was made in China later, during the early 18th Century. Condition - there is old impact damage with an old repair - please view enlargements 5,6,7 and 8; also the five clawed dragons on the base have had a single claw removed; no further damages or restoration. Height 16.5cm (6.5inches);Diameter of mouth 29.5cm (11.6inches);diameter inside mouth 27.5cm (10.8inches); 1cm (0.4inches) thick.Weight 9.2kg (20lb)