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Vessels!

Vessels, Urns, Vases, Incense Burners, Censers

Bronze Footed Vessel. Style: Shang Dynasty. China.

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    A heavy bronze tripod cooking vessel with classic Shang Dynasty (during the Anyang Period, spanning from c. 1300-1046 B.C.) shape and engravings. Acquired from a collector in Toronto, Canada.   I selected many of these vessels from a reference book of ancient bronzes (Chinese Bronzes by Paul Hamlyn,… Continue reading

Bronze Wine Vessel. Engraved. China.

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    Chou-styled dragon on lid. A phoenix spout. Very rare. Tripod design. Handle, spout and lid. From a private collector in Toronto, Canada.   I selected many of these vessels from a reference book of ancient bronzes (Chinese Bronzes by Paul Hamlyn, 1966). … Continue reading

Large Bronze Flared Top Hu Vase. China

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    This is a traditional ritual vase with a flair on the top. Dragon handles and plenty of engraved design. Rare piece.   I selected many of these vessels from a reference book of ancient bronzes (Chinese Bronzes by Paul Hamlyn. 1966). I found a… Continue reading

Three legged Brass Vessel. China.

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    Nice patina and deeply engraved. No stands are included.  

Antique Prayer Bronze Vase. Vietnam

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  Engraved piece with lots of detail. From my Personal Collection of religious antiques.   Stand not included.

Antique Prayer Bronze Vase. Container. Vietnam

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    Engraved piece with lots of detail. From my personal collection.

Twin Figural Handled Vessel. Incense Burner. Ceramic. China

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    A stunning brown glazed ceramic container . . . most likely an incense burner.   Rotates on a connected ceramic base… which is very unusual. Lid has vented holes with a lion on top. Both handles are formed by mythological creatures… dragons.   Discovered in… Continue reading

Fine Late Neolithic Funerary Urn. Shijiahe Culture. 2500 – 2000 BC. China.

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    A funerary vessel found near Yichang, western Hubei Province and near the Yangtze River.   Such vessels were quite common and they were left with the deceased in hopes that their souls would eventually reside in the vessel. The culture did not last long and was preceded… Continue reading

Copper and Bronze Hanging Incense Burner. Hand Carved. Master Temple Quality. Very Rare. Tibet.

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  From my most precious personal collection pieces!!   These hanging incense burners are extremely rare . . . especially with all the fine workmanship. Tibetan incense burners have a more specialized use . . . . incense was used for primarily medicinal purposes. The burning… Continue reading

Antique Hanging Incense Burner. Village Himalayan Base Camp. Anapurna. North Central Nepal.

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    Annapurna is a mountain and part of the Annapurna massif in the Himalayas in north-central Nepal that includes one peak over 8,000 metres (26,000 ft). There is a village at the base camp and our agent did a trek through there and… Continue reading
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