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Lot 193/0314

SOLD Hammer price: €500, Estimate: €800-1200

A rare heavy 19th Century bronze Chinese Censor, (Xuanele period) the rim decorated with floral design, the main body embellished one side with immortals and other figures in native attire in typical landscape, the other with warriors on horseback in battle attire, and unusual fish handles, the raised circular inverted base with square six character ‘Xuanele’ mark surrounded by five clawed dragons, approx. 31cms diameter x 11cms high (12″ x 4 1/2″); weight 3.995kgs. (1)

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