Asian Art Online Auction

July 10, 2014

LOT 182
Large Bronze Tripod Censer, 16th/17th Century
  • Large Bronze Tripod Censer, 16th/17th Century
  • Large Bronze Tripod Censer, 16th/17th Century
  • Large Bronze Tripod Censer, 16th/17th Century

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Large Bronze Tripod Censer, 16th/17th Century

Of large proportion, the squat body flanked by a pair of curving handles and supported on three cabriolet legs with monster-head masks cast to the top
diameter 13.8" — 35 cm.
one leg restored, overall wear throughout

Estimate $800-$1,200

Realised: $252
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Provenance:

Acquired in Peking circa 1900 by John Henry Hinton, the Shanghai managing director for the British piano manufacturer Samuel Moutrie, while he worked in China between 1894 and 1914. After leaving China with his wife and four children, Mr. Hinton and his family traveled back to England before moving to New York and San Francisco, and finally settling in Vancouver Island, British Columbia, in 1920.

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art