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A censer with the mythical creature Qilin


A censer with the mythical creature Qilin


Lot-No. 769 | Proceeds: 1.000,00 €

China, 19th cent. (Qing-dynasty 1644-1911). Bronze with brown patina. Bellied baluster body on 3 tall legs with circular base. The pommel of the cover in the shape of the unicorn Qilin creature. 2 side handels with plum blossoms. The legs also in the shape of mythical creatures with long tails. At the wall a charming relief with flowers and birds. Cover and base min. restored (not visible). H. 44 cm.

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