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Bronze and Copper Hanging Monastery Incense Burner. Censer. Hand Crafted. Master Temple Quality. Rare. Tibet. East Nepal.

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  I located another of these rare burners / censers!   I like this hefty hanging incense burners because of the composition and stunning detail. Plus, this one was acquired from the same monastery as the other one by my trusted regional agent. Fine workmanship around the lid,… Continue reading

Pair: Bronze Foo Dogs / Lions Incense Burners / Censers Statues, China

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Detail: We found these in the back room of an Asian Antique shop in Los Angeles. Circa mid-1900’s. One male and one female. A small amount of oxidation is present around their mouths. It can be removed with a cotton Q-tip and some coconut oil.… Continue reading

Bronze Stylized Horse or Dog Incense Burner / Censer with Champlevé Enamel, China

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Champlevé is a technique where enamel paint is applied to a concave (lower) or convex (higher) area of the item. I have seen a few of these in Christie’s auctions and also in Orientations Magazine. Most are incense burners or censers and in the form of an animal… Continue reading

Antique Bronze Tripod Censer / Incense Burner, China

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Detail: Incised phoenix around the body of the censer with flowers, ocean waves and mountain peaks. Lotus blossoms cover the rim around the top. Character markings on bottom. Circa late-1800’s to mid-1900’s. Good condition.

Old Bronze Incense Burner / Censer, Tibet

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Detail: This appears to be the head of Bhurkumkuta – a wrathful form of Vajrapani. It has a strong Nepalese influence. Sits on 3 legs and incense smoke comes from the mouth. Intricate scrollwork and stone settings on the crown, eyes and forehead. This piece… Continue reading

Silver / Nickel Composite Ornate Censer / Incense Burner, China

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Detail: This is such a detailed piece of art. Multiple dimensions as the dragons, phoenix and kylin (on top), jump off the main part of the censer. Ornate for sure. Composite nickel and silver for stability and hardness. Circa mid-1900’s. In very good condition.

Archaic Jade Container / Vessel, China

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Detail: This is a very ornate jade carving that is probably circa mid-1900’s. Notice the contrast between the polished and unpolished areas. Also note the rings that were carved around the handles. Very nicely done. From a private collection in the LA vicinity. With lid.… Continue reading

Footed Glazed Vessel with Foo Dog / Lion Lid, China

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Detail: Stunning glazed vessel with phoenix figures on each corner of a vented lid. This was likely a censer or incense burner. From our ceramic dealer in Canada. Circa mid-1900’s. Pristine condition.

Dragon Incense Pot / Censer, China

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Detail: Solid bronze. Lots of action and dragons. Deep details make this an incredible cast piece of bronze.   SOLD. Thanks so much M.S. !

Primitive Bronze Censer or Incense Burner, Java Indonesia

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Detail: Very unique with primitive figures and an incense burner shaped like a tureen with hinged lid. Vents on the lid as well as on the base. There is a warrior and – what looks to be – a hunted mythical beast. I have not been able to find any… Continue reading
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