impressive late c19th chinese bronze incense burner modelled as an elephant

Impressive late C19th Chinese bronze incense burner modelled as an elephant.


| $1,198 USD | €1,020 EUR

Item Number

ML 179


Impressive late C19th Chinese bronze incense burner modelled as an elephant.
Large cast bronze elephant incense burner with detachable pierced pagoda form lid or howdah , to the back . Well-detailed quality casting , with raised trunk and tusk details. The body with caparisoned detail and raised features , cast with dragons and key-pattern edges.
Good dark patination with minor wear highlights. Some minor losses to hanging ring details and finials.
Impressive decorative bronze incense burner of imposing scale.
H 18"
W 19"
D 7"
China c.1880
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Internal Ref: ML 179


Height = 46 cm (18")
Width = 48 cm (19")
Depth = 18 cm (7")

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