Un brûle-parfum tripod exceptionnel en argent, Chine, 19ème

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H.: 68 cm (the censer excl. the stand)
H.: 74,5 cm (the censer incl. the stand)

Weight: 3,88 kg (the censer excl. the stand)

Condition:
- The lid with a small dent to one of the shields, otherwise excellent.
- The flower vase resting in the boy's hands loose (as made) and slightly dented to the lower part.
- The censer on itself in very good condition.
- One of the three feet slightly dented/deformed.
- The dragon's tongues moving up and down rapidly when the censer is being manipulated, an interesting and attractive feature.
- A single-character mark on the base.
- Various inscriptions
- The stand with two feet reglued and minor superficial wear throughout.