2007. A Cast Bronze Censer

Object description
A CAST BRONZE CENSER, the outer walls cast in high relief with two dragons chasing through clouds and a pair of animal-head handles, the recessed base bearing the six-character mark in regular script raised within a rectangular recess, Xuande mark, 19th century, diameter c. 18 cm

Compare with a similar censer sold at Bonhams, San Francisco, 23 June 2008, lot 8199

PROVENANCE: From a Swedish private collection, purchased during the 1970's and 1980's in Stockholm.