Chinese Bronze Tripod Censer with Xuande Reign Mark
This is a Chinese bronze censer with a compressed body on three short feet. The rim is surmounted by two upright handles. The base is cast with a six-character Xuande reign mark (period 1426-35).
This censer is nearly identical in shape and size as Lot 462 of Christie's Sale 3949 - Christie's Interiors, London, South Kensington, 11 May 2011.
This censer measures 4 5/8 inches (11.4 cm) and weighs exactly 1 lb.