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Antique Chinese Bronze Censer - Ming Dynasty

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Antique Chinese bronze censer from the 16th century Ming dynasty. 锦 带 天 鸡 炉. Identical censer can be seen in the famous book of censers:《大 明 宣 德 炉 总 论》,page 174. Size: 18cm across from handle to handle, 9.5 cm height. A small crack on the rim; should be easily repaired. Good patina through out. Good Xuande mark on the bottom. Good weight of 1,557 grams. An item not easy to find in today's market. From an old Midwest collection.