Asian Art Online Auction

April 25, 2013

LOT 117
Pair of Ivory Carved Tripod Incense Burners
  • Pair of Ivory Carved Tripod Incense Burners
  • Pair of Ivory Carved Tripod Incense Burners

117

Pair of Ivory Carved Tripod Incense Burners

Three paw form feet support the octagonal body decorated with densely carved dragon designs, the lid rendered in the form of a pagoda TOGETHER WITH a smaller censer flanked on either side with extending ring handles, a large fu-lion forming the finial. Wood stands
tallest carving height 5.1" — 23 cm.
minor losses along the lid of the larger censer

Estimate $400-$600

Realised: $360

About artist/note:

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Provenance:

A Private Collection of Chinese Ivory from Edmonton

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art
Materials: Ivory
Period: Ming
Wares: Incense Burner