SOLD! for $2,432.00.
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Qing bronze incense burner with carved pierced hardwood lid and white jade finial. Censer of circular form with half ring side handles, the sides with raised taotie mask and abstract dragon designs, accompanied by a pierced hardwood cover carved with longevity signs and surmounted with a white jade carving of an immortal child. 8 7/8"H x 6" diameter. Chinese, 19th century. Provenance: the estate of Camille Gift, Nashville, Tennessee by descent from Sara Joan Wilde (1923-2014), Colorado Springs, CO. Mrs. Wilde and her husband, Lt. Col. Adna Godfrey Wilde (1920-2008) traveled extensively throughout Asia as part of his career as an officer with the U.S. Army. Condition: Part of the carved wood lid into which the jade finial sits is missing. Some wear and oxidation to bronze, particularly on underside and interior.