Fine late Ming or early Qing Dynasty, Chinese bronze incense burner, also called a censer. Simple, and yet perfect in form. The shoulder set with a pair of lion mask handles. Raised on a slightly flared foot, and an everted rim.The base case with an apocryphal six-character Xuande mark. Made during the late Ming Dynasty or early Qing Dynasty. Approximately 4 1/2 inches in diameter (across the handles). For similar censers, see Christies Sale 2875 lot 419, Christies Sale 4012 lot 482, and Sothebys Sale n09192 lot 578. This is the real thing, for a serious connoisseur of Chinese later bronzes.
The item "Late Ming / Early Qing Chinese Bronze Lion Mask Incense Burner Censer XUANDE" is in sale since Sunday, March 17, 2019. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Incense Burners". The seller is "avionsunantiques" and is located in Victoria, British Columbia. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Canada, Australia.