Oriental Art Auction March 2019
Live auction. Auction closed. Number of lots: 418.

Lot 43 - A Chinese bronze ‘qilin’ censer

銅麒麟薰爐


The mythical beast is modelled recumbent with its legs tucked next to its body and forelegs in front. Its head is raised and turned to the back and tail flicked on its haunches. Its back with a circular opening for the cover.

Catalogue notes:
Compare a smaller 'qilin' censer (16 cm. wide) cast in the same recumbent position as the present lot sold at Christie's South Kensington, 15 May 2013, lot 968.

Provenance: from a private Dutch collection.

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Reference: 100-5553
Auction start time: 23 March 2019 11:00 a.m. GMT+1


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