Pair of 18th Century Chinese Bronze Tripod Censers

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A rare pair of 18th century chinese bronze tripod censers and covers, late ming/qianlong dynasty, each with arched zoomorphic handles and rampant buddhistic fo lion finials. some small parts of the lion's tails and ears are missing also what one of the lions is holding, as shown in the photographs, but this is reflected in the price. circa 1790.

censers are any type of vessels made for burning incense. these vessels vary greatly in size, form, and material of construction. they may consist of simple earthenware bowls or fire pots to intricately carved silver or gold vessels, small table top objects a few centimetres tall to as many as several metres high. in many cultures, burning incense has spiritual and religious connotations, and this influences the design and decoration of the censer.
stock no: 1114
origin: chinese
circa: 1790
height: 8in. (20cm)

Price: £295 ( British Pounds )

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