Wednesday, 25 May 2011

Burnt offerings





Large Chinese bronze censer in the form of a citron, 19th century












Pair of Japanese bronze Shishi censers, Taisho Period (1912-1926)














Large Tibetan silver alloy tripod censer,  early 20th century












A large Japanese bronze censer formed as a sailing vessel,  Meiji period













Chinese bronze peach formed censer, Qing Dynasty 18th/19th century











Now playing: Dinah Washington - Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

2 comments:

maison21 said...

censer no.1 is completely amazing.

Lord Cowell said...

I love the top censer, it is such a curious shape, the sort of object that makes an excellent coffee table talking point.