Monday, May 18, 2009

Incense Burner from Late Shang Dynasty

Here is another beautiful in fine mint condition of the late Shang Dynasty Royal Imperial Court Room Incense Burner.

It consist of two pieces.
1) Cover
2) Container with base

Diameter: 24cm
Height: 36cm
Weight: 2.5 kgs

Color of the bronze: Lighter greenish color.
Design of container: Using flowers design. It is a very rare piece using flowers. Because in most Shang and Zhou dynasties. Mostly these food containers has design of beasts and creatures. It is very rare you will find the design only have flowers.

Close look at the flower design......

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