Chinese Ceramics & Asian Works of Art | 14 November 2017
A Chinese bronze 'gold splash' censer, Qing Dynasty
Sold for £5500
A Chinese bronze 'gold splash' censer, Qing Dynasty, the ovoid body with branch handles and supported on three fruit and leaf feet, Xuande two character seal mark to base, 19cm wide handle to handle and 12.5cm high, 1543g
Provenance: Collected in the 1930's by Lieutenant-Commander Ninian Scott-Elliot, 1911-1998 and by descent. After an education at Eton, Scott-Elliot joined the Royal Navy and was soon serving on gunboats patrolling the Upper Yangtze River. He won a distinguished Service Cross as well as being mentioned in Dispatches when serving in the Royal Navy in the Second World War. Subsequently he settled on an island in the Solomon group where he developed a large estate and behaved like a benevolent nineteenth-century laird.
清 19世纪 宣德款洒金桃型铜炉
拍品来源：英国皇家海军少校 Ninian Scott-Elliot（ 1911-1998）于上世纪三十年代购得
Possibly late 18th or 19th century, minor knocks to the rim and some surface wear commensurate with age. There is a casting hole to the interior.
Tuesday 14 November 2017, 10.30am
Friday 10 November
10am - 3pm
Sunday 12 November
10am - 2pm
Monday 13 November
9am - 5.30pm
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