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Chinese Bronze Tripod Incense Burner, 18th Century

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Chinese Bronze Tripod Incense Burner, 18th Century
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A Chinese bronze tripod incense burner dating from the 18th century. It stands upon 3 short ruyi legs, and has a 6-character mark on the bottom. The body is separated by 2 bands on top, 3 bands in the middle, and 2 bands at the bottom.

Dimensions are: 2 3/4 inches tall X 5 1/4 inches wide. The incense burner weighs 1 lb 9 ounces. All measurements are approximate.

Condition: It is in good condition with minor age wear including oxidation.

Provenance: From the estate of Frederick C. McMillen. Mr. McMillen was sent to China by the US government after WWII to oversee rebuilding projects funded by UN grants. He worked closely with top Chinese Nationalist government officers in banking and finance sectors.

High resolution images can be found at: https://file.ac/DXRm4yNAOOA/
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Chinese Bronze Tripod Incense Burner, 18th Century

Estimate $3,000 - $4,500
Sep 08, 2018
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Starting Price $1,500
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0286: Chinese Bronze Tripod Incense Burner, 18th Century

Sold for $3,750
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Est. $3,000 - $4,500Starting Price $1,500
Fall 2018 Fine Asian Art & Antiques Day 1
Sep 08, 2018 10:00 AM EDT
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Description
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A Chinese bronze tripod incense burner dating from the 18th century. It stands upon 3 short ruyi legs, and has a 6-character mark on the bottom. The body is separated by 2 bands on top, 3 bands in the middle, and 2 bands at the bottom.

Dimensions are: 2 3/4 inches tall X 5 1/4 inches wide. The incense burner weighs 1 lb 9 ounces. All measurements are approximate.

Condition: It is in good condition with minor age wear including oxidation.

Provenance: From the estate of Frederick C. McMillen. Mr. McMillen was sent to China by the US government after WWII to oversee rebuilding projects funded by UN grants. He worked closely with top Chinese Nationalist government officers in banking and finance sectors.

High resolution images can be found at: https://file.ac/DXRm4yNAOOA/

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