Dating chinese bronze incense burners
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SOLD A very fine and large 17th / 18th century late Ming or early Qing dynasty Chinese bronze incense burner with carved wood cover and stand, the square form bronze vessel “Fang Ding” finely cast to each side of the body with "Taotie" mask reserved on key-fret ground, center of each panel and corners with vertical ridges in high relief, a pair of upright looped handles to top rim, and supported on four cylindrical legs, the metal of deep dark chocolate-brown tone and superb original unpolished patina.
This still has about 50% of the original gilding, there are a couple of casting flaws that may be seen in the third enlargement where it is a bit thin and you can see to other through it, but not in of it self damage as it was just made this way. The incense burner is in very good condition and comes in a later made fitted wooden box. The size of Foo Dog : 6 3/4” High x 3 1/2” Long x 2” Wide. Our Guarantee: We stand behind all of the items that we sell.
This would heat up the sand and the base and this was used to iron silk Chinese I believe to be circa Han Dynasty. 125Two Japanese 'koro' incense burners Satsuma porcelain, each with a pierced lid topped with a gilded lion for a knob.
One is in shades of cream and grey with an applied 'tube lined' dragon around the side. The other is in white and yellow with a hand painted landscape with houses, and measures 9cm across and 7.5cm tall.
In Japan they gave incense circles where the different smells are (almost) tested in a competitive environment.
Remember to use no more than a couple of 'drops' as too much can smell sour. You would line the holder with sand on the base and ad coals or charcoal to the sand.
33,4 cm Estimate: € 150.000 Result: € 265.000 A RARE IMPERIAL OPAQUE MOTTLED ORANGE GLASS FACETTED BOTTLE VASE China, Qianlong incised four-character mark within a double square and of the period (1736-95) H.