Asian Art Online Auction

November 14, 2013

LOT 74

Lot 74

Archaistic Bronze Censer

Archaistic Bronze Censer
Lot 74 Details
Archaistic Bronze Censer

The pear-shaped body decorated with bands of taotie design along the lower portion of the bulging sides and raised on a slightly spreading foot
height 4.2" — 10.6 cm.

Estimate $300-$400

Realised: $312
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Archaistic Bronze Censer
  • Archaistic Bronze Censer
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overall wear typical of age

LOT 74

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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