A partially gilt bronze censer or gui, archaic shape, China, Ming Dynasty, 17th century. Photo Cambi Casa d'Aste

diam cm 12 - Estimation : 6 000 / 8 000 €


A similar sample is duplicated in a 1749 print on the annals of the Imperial Palace in Beijing during the Qianlong Reign.

The same censer without gold plate is preserved at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. 

Cambi Casa d'Aste. Mercredi 22 mai 2013. Castello Mackenzie - Mura di San Bartolomeo 16. Contact: Emilie Volka 0039 (0) 108395029 -emilie@cambiaste.com