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Chinese Gilt-Bronze Incense Burner with Foo Dogs

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Chinese Gilt-Bronze Incense Burner with Foo Dogs
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Description
Chinese Gilt-Bronze Incense Burner with a Pair of Foo Dogs

20th century, the tripod censer having a pierced dome cover with "cash" symbol detail, surmounted by a qilin-form finial, the body with dragons chasing the flaming pearl, flanked by foo-dog-form handles, with apocryphal seal mark to the base; together with two foo dogs, each seated on a lotus-design base, with one foot resting on a brocade ball.
incense burner h. 18", w. 17-1/4"; foo dogs h. 17-1/2", w. 8-1/4", d. 12-1/2"
Condition
**On the censer, the bottom of the handles have been re-soldered. On one foo dog, there is an ~1" x 2" accretion with oxidation, and staining on the base of one behind the foo dog tail. Bronze on all three pieces has some light scuffs, accretions and oxidation. In overall very good condition.
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Chinese Gilt-Bronze Incense Burner with Foo Dogs

Estimate $300 - $500
Jan 29, 2022
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Starting Price $10
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0513: Chinese Gilt-Bronze Incense Burner with Foo Dogs

Sold for $200
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Est. $300 - $500Starting Price $10
NOAG Interiors Auction
Jan 29, 2022 11:00 AM EST
Buyer's Premium 25%

Lot 0513 Details

Description
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Chinese Gilt-Bronze Incense Burner with a Pair of Foo Dogs

20th century, the tripod censer having a pierced dome cover with "cash" symbol detail, surmounted by a qilin-form finial, the body with dragons chasing the flaming pearl, flanked by foo-dog-form handles, with apocryphal seal mark to the base; together with two foo dogs, each seated on a lotus-design base, with one foot resting on a brocade ball.
incense burner h. 18", w. 17-1/4"; foo dogs h. 17-1/2", w. 8-1/4", d. 12-1/2"
Condition
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**On the censer, the bottom of the handles have been re-soldered. On one foo dog, there is an ~1" x 2" accretion with oxidation, and staining on the base of one behind the foo dog tail. Bronze on all three pieces has some light scuffs, accretions and oxidation. In overall very good condition.

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