Antique Asian Works of Art from Ancient East
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1298963 (stock #SAO212)
Ancient East
DESCRIPTION: A very old Chinese wooden incense holder, crafted in the form of a partially unrolled scroll that bends and folds to form the container. On the edges of the “scroll” is a relief carved key pattern border with traces of gilt; the worn lacquer surface still shows the original designs of a bird, flower, bamboo and Chinese characters. The top of the flat back plate has a shaped and carved design with a center hole for hanging...