Lot 563: Sold for £2,800 hammer

Estimate £400-£600

A Chinese late Qing Dynasty (1644-1912) cast polished bronze floor standing incense burner, the tripod supports with taotie mask finials, extending to a lobed globular body with knopped central stem and lotus leaf sectional adornment, raised on a carved ruyi form hardwood stand, height 83cm.

Condition report
- This incense burner is made up of four individual sectional pieces, however they do not appear to fit together properly, some pieces appear too tight when placed together, also they do not appear to fit together correctly, however the piece is still functional. - There appears to be pitting and scratching to the exterior surface, indicative of age. - No structural problems or issues. - No visible signs or repair or restoration.

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