THIS LISTING IS FOR A RARE MUSEUM QUALITY PAIR OF ANTIQUE CHINESE GOLD SPLASHED BRONZE CENSERS, SIGNED ON FEET. HEAVY BRONZE TRIPOD CENSERS WITH EACH FOOT MARKED (POSSIBLY 18th CENTURY) WITH INCISED MARKS. BEAUTIFUL NATURALLY AGED PATINA THROUGHOUT. MEASURE 5" HIGH (AT HANDLES), 4 3/8" HIGH (AT POT), INSIDE OPENING DIAMETER IS 4 3/8" AND WIDTH (HANDLE TO HANDLE) IS 9".COMBINED WEIGHT IS 10.0 POUNDS. THE CONDITION IS EXCELLENT FOR THE AGE WITH NO DENTS, DINGS OR NOTED DAMAGE. HISTORY: THE BRONZE TRIPOD VESSEL (DING) WAS ORIGINALLY A COOKING VESSEL IN ANCIENT TIMES BUT LATER HAD A RITUAL ROLE IN WORSHIP CEREMONIES. THE NUMBER OF DING USED AS WELL AS THEIR SIZE INDICATED THE POWER AND STATUE OF THEIR OWNER. Have been in the Antiques business for over 30 years and try to describe our items as accurately as possible. We are happy to answer any questions and always appreciate your business! The item "PAIR ANTIQUE CHINESE GOLD-SPLASHED BRONZE CENSERS, SIGNED ON FEET" is in sale since Sunday, June 22, 2014. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Incense Burners". The seller is "antiquesandmooresales" and is located in Hendersonville, North Carolina.
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