Lot 263
Continental Hardstone and Parcel Gilt Censer in the Chinese Taste
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
19th century, likely French, rectangular likely breccia hardstone body with shaped corners and finely cast Chinese style dragon handles, pierced ormolu and silvered metal upper gallery and base with foliate and floral scrollwork and medallion designs, the open ormolu interior without cover, appears unmarked.

10 x 17 1/2 x 11 in.

Private Collection, North Carolina

Some scattered verdigris; some staining to interior; hardstone with some cracks and associated filled repair; underside with some rusting, missing three screws.

$800 - 1,200