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Chinese Bronze Qilin Form Censer
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Description
qilinÿstanding on snake, hinged head opening to vessel interior, engraved bat and ruyiÿmotifs, 11-1/2 in. - Provenance: Collected in Shanghai, China prior to 1902 by Frederick and Margaret Haskell; By descent in family to Frances Arnold; Private Collection, Newnan, Georgia - Note:ÿObjects from this personal collection were acquired in Shanghai, China between the years 1862-1902. They were collected by Frederick and Margaret Haskell. Mr. Haskell was the owner of the Japan and China Trading Company. The couple retired to Lake Weir Florida in 1902, bringing these collected objects with them to the United States and they descended through the family to current day. These objects are now being offered to the public for the first time by Brunk Auctions.Click Here to Read the History of this Important Collection
Condition
surface polished, scattered surface scratches, residue buildup, areas of oxidation, areas of discoloration, head lid slightly loose at hinge
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Chinese Bronze Qilin Form Censer

Estimate $800 - $1,200
Jun 18, 2020
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Starting Price $400
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0001: Chinese Bronze Qilin Form Censer

Sold for $3,250
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Est. $800 - $1,200Starting Price $400
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Jun 18, 2020 1:00 PM EDT
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Lot 0001 Details

Description
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qilinÿstanding on snake, hinged head opening to vessel interior, engraved bat and ruyiÿmotifs, 11-1/2 in. - Provenance: Collected in Shanghai, China prior to 1902 by Frederick and Margaret Haskell; By descent in family to Frances Arnold; Private Collection, Newnan, Georgia - Note:ÿObjects from this personal collection were acquired in Shanghai, China between the years 1862-1902. They were collected by Frederick and Margaret Haskell. Mr. Haskell was the owner of the Japan and China Trading Company. The couple retired to Lake Weir Florida in 1902, bringing these collected objects with them to the United States and they descended through the family to current day. These objects are now being offered to the public for the first time by Brunk Auctions.Click Here to Read the History of this Important Collection
Condition
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surface polished, scattered surface scratches, residue buildup, areas of oxidation, areas of discoloration, head lid slightly loose at hinge

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