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Eternal Beauty: Splendors in Asian Art

Tue, Jul 23, 2024 11:00AM EDT
  2024-07-23 11:00:00 2024-07-23 11:00:00 America/New_York Revere Auctions Revere Auctions : Eternal Beauty: Splendors in Asian Art
Join Revere for our annual summer Asian sale. Featuring an extraordinary collection of valuable carved jade, rare metalwork, and lovely paintings. Explore the history of China, Japan, and East Asia through the selection of works offered in this sale. Highlights of this sale include a large double Qing embroidery, huanghuali furniture, and an extraordinary parcel gilt bronze censer in the style of Hu Wenming.
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Lot 103

17th c. Chinese Hu Wenming Bronze Mythical Censer

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,500
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17th century Chinese parcel-gilt bronze censer or incense burner with Hu Wenming mark. The top band with scrollwork; the lower rim with scrolling floral and foliate motifs; the central register with mythical beasts and creatures against a landscape. The background with finely incised lines. With two handles in the form of open-mouthed dragons breathing fire. Inscribed along the base with a six-character Yunjian Hu Wenming zhi (Made by Hu Wenming of Yunjian) mark. With further painted characters along the underside.
Height: 3 1/2 in x width: 9 in x depth: 6 1/4 in. Weight: 1,249.6 g. There are no major dents, bends, breaks, or restorations. Wear to the exterior commensurate with age and use. Trace amounts of the original gilt decoration remain. Wear to the footrim consistent with age and use. Patinated throughout. Along the interior there are a few small encrustations. Verdigris patination throughout the interior. Some dirt and dust collected along the interior.

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