A VERY LARGE FIVE-PART BRONZE CENSER AND COVER ON CARVED WOOD STAND
6.000 € - 10.000 €
Description:China, six character Xuande seal "Da Ming Xuande wu nian", 17th ct.
H. 95 cm (146,5 cm mit Sockel)
Supported by three elephant heads. Finely decorated in openwork with grapes and tendrils, interrupted by medallions with animals and inscriptions. The lid is crowned by a sculptural lion as a handle. Dark patinated bronze.
North German private collection, assembled since the 1970s until 2006
Slightly chipped, minor traces of age, few small repairs