A Chinese wood circular incense stand with mythic animals, 'xiangji', Ming

This lot was sold on 2023-12-14 and is no longer available

H.: 86 cm - Dia.: 37 cm

- An old Dutch private collection.
- Acquired in Indonesia (the Dutch East Indies) in the early 20th C. (by repute)

Ref.: Christie's, Hong Kong, Nov. 29, 2022, lot 2806, for a similar example. (sold HKD 71,327,500) (link)

Condition: (UV-checked)
- Generally in good condition, with very nice patination.
- A few natural cracks to the rim on the side, the connexion between the lower rim and the leg and the bottom plaque.
- The foot rim with age related wear as visible on the photos.

- 香几整体品相良好,包浆自然浑厚。
- 上沿的侧面,腿和侧边的连接处,以及底面的圆盘上都有多处自然裂痕,可能和保存状态有关。
- 圈足有年久腐朽痕迹,开裂,部分缺失的问题。

Estimate: € 30000 - € 60000