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pnc162

PAIR OF BRONZE JOSS STICK HOLDERS

A pair of bronze caparisoned elephant form joss stick holders. Each animal supporting a gu shaped, two handled vase, cast with flower scrolls. The elephants standing four square and each with ceremonial saddlec1oths.
Chinese, 17th century
Height: 14.2 ins (36 cms)

 

Ref: PNC/162

 

 pnc199

BRONZE TWIN TALL HANDLED CENSER

 

A bronze two-handled tripod censer. The handles of tall "S" form with pierced centres. The censer with flattened top over bulbous sides, each decorated with ruyi shaped cartouche containing stylised animal forms. All over three animal mask legs.
Chinese, 17th century
Height: 6.5 ins (16.5 cms)

 

Ref: PNC/199

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SMALL BRONZE CENSER

A small bronze cylindrical tripod censer. The bulbous sides with inlaid silver designs of shou characters. All supported by triple tall legs. Faint Shisou mark to the base.
Chinese, 18th/19th century
Height: 4.5 ins (11.5 cms)

Ref: NSY