Global Art & Artifacts


Antique Jadestone and Bronze Tripod Censer.  Incense Burner.  Dushan.  Nanyang, Henan Province, China

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    According to Chinese tradition, green jade represents the five human virtues of courage, modesty, justice, compassion, wisdom  . . . with strong spiritual vibes connected to the heart chakra.   And mix that with some handcrafted bronze work and you have an outstanding piece of art from… Continue reading

Old and Rare Bronze Tripod Censer.  Buddhist Incense Burner. Early 1800’s. Temple.  Tibet.

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    Bowl formed into censer with reinforced mouth rim, lion head handles and feet. Used specifically in temples where there are high standards of quality.   Xuande mark?  Not sure as this mark originally came out of the Xuande period (1400s).  The mark was used often after… 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.

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