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Lot 516 (Asian Art Discoveries Day 2 - Chinese Art, 22nd January 2021)

A LARGE AND HEAVILY CAST BRONZE TRIPOD CENSER, 17TH CENTURY

China, late Ming to early Qing dynasty. The compressed globular body raised on three short conical feet, the slightly everted rim set with two upright loop handles, the base cast with an apocryphal six-character Xuande mark.

Condition: Fair condition with minor wear, casting flaws, an old piercing to the mark that has been soldered, the scattered gold splash applied with lacquer has mostly worn off.
Provenance: From the collection of Georg Weifert (1850-1937). Thence by descent in the same family. Weifert was a Serbo-Austrian industrialist and the first governor of the Federal Bank of the Kingdom of Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia.

Weight: 6.9 kg
Dimensions: Diameter 30 cm across the body

Auction result comparison: Compare with a related but much smaller piece sold at Sotheby’s New York in Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art on 16-17 September 2014, lot 582, for USD $9,375 incl. buyer’s premium.

雙耳三足銅爐,十七世紀
中國,明末清初。鼓腹球狀體,圓錐形三短足,略微外翻的邊緣帶有兩個直立的環形耳,底部鑄有一個偽六字宣德款。

品相:品相良好,輕微磨損,鑄造缺陷,六字款有舊的穿孔,灑金処大部分已磨損。
來源:Georg Weifert (1850-1937)收藏,同一家族保存至今 。Weifert曾爲塞爾維亞中央銀行大班以及塞爾維亞、克羅地亞與斯洛文尼亞聯邦銀行大班。

重量:6.9 公斤
尺寸:直徑 30 厘米

拍賣成果比較: 一件相近但小些的三足爐2014年9月16-17日見於紐約蘇富比《中國陶瓷與工藝品》拍號582,成交價USD $9,375 含買家佣金。

Starting price
€500
Estimate
€1,000
 

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China, late Ming to early Qing dynasty. The compressed globular body raised on three short conical feet, the slightly everted rim set with two upright loop handles, the base cast with an apocryphal six-character Xuande mark.

Condition: Fair condition with minor wear, casting flaws, an old piercing to the mark that has been soldered, the scattered gold splash applied with lacquer has mostly worn off.
Provenance: From the collection of Georg Weifert (1850-1937). Thence by descent in the same family. Weifert was a Serbo-Austrian industrialist and the first governor of the Federal Bank of the Kingdom of Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia.

Weight: 6.9 kg
Dimensions: Diameter 30 cm across the body

Auction result comparison: Compare with a related but much smaller piece sold at Sotheby’s New York in Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art on 16-17 September 2014, lot 582, for USD $9,375 incl. buyer’s premium.

雙耳三足銅爐,十七世紀
中國,明末清初。鼓腹球狀體,圓錐形三短足,略微外翻的邊緣帶有兩個直立的環形耳,底部鑄有一個偽六字宣德款。

品相:品相良好,輕微磨損,鑄造缺陷,六字款有舊的穿孔,灑金処大部分已磨損。
來源:Georg Weifert (1850-1937)收藏,同一家族保存至今 。Weifert曾爲塞爾維亞中央銀行大班以及塞爾維亞、克羅地亞與斯洛文尼亞聯邦銀行大班。

重量:6.9 公斤
尺寸:直徑 30 厘米

拍賣成果比較: 一件相近但小些的三足爐2014年9月16-17日見於紐約蘇富比《中國陶瓷與工藝品》拍號582,成交價USD $9,375 含買家佣金。

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Auction: Asian Art Discoveries Day 2 - Chinese Art, 22nd January 2021

On the second day of our Asian Art Discoveries Auction, we’re pleased to present over 500 pieces of Chinese art, including a large selection of Porcelain, as well as Jades, Bronze, Paintings, Sculptures and much more. We hope you enjoy the vast selection of art objects offered in this catalog – it has been a true joy for us bringing them together and presenting them to you.

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