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A Silver Tripod Censer, The censer with compressed globular body raised on three tall legs issuing from hammered monster masks, the body decorated with a ogival-shaped reserve enclosing a phoenix perched on a flowering peony tree issuing from a large rock, with two smaller reserves containing bamboo and prunus blossoms, and incised inscription, the short neck connected to the curved handles with key-fret borders, the pierced cover with a bamboo pattern below a large finial cast as a Fu lion, maker's marks to the base. Manchukuo, 1932-1945, Height: 14 1/4 inches (36.2 cm); Total Silver Weight: 28.8 troy oz [Dents, surface soiling. This condition report states major condition issues only.] Note:According to the inscription, this censer was commissioned by five steam ship companies to commemorate the Manchukuo's establishment of their consulate in Tianjin China.
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6435: A Japanese Silver Censer, Manchukuo (1932-1945)

Estimate $1,500 - $2,500Dec 18, 2011
Starting Price $800
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