Mirror pair of Chinese copper cloisonne or champleve duck form incense burners. Enameled throughout in turquoise with green, dark blue, red, pink, and gold archaistic scrollwork. A gilt lotus blossom, leaf, and seed pod wind out of the open mouths. With lotus root form lids and air intake holes along the underside of the tail feathers in the form of a cash coin. Each with a custom carved wooden display stand.Each, height: 8 in x width: 11 1/2 in x depth: 5 in. Base, height: 1 3/4 in x width: 9 in x depth:4 3/4 in.
There are no apparent breaks, losses, or dents. Wear and slight soiling throughout, as seen in the listing photos. Some loss to the gilding. There is wear along the underside of the ducks legs, showing the copper coloration of the metal. Some verdigris patination throughout. Light wear to the stands.
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