A Chinese Cloisonne Censer, likely Qing Dynasty, the censer mounted with handles in the form of a sinuous dragon with back turned head and bifurcated tail, the body of the censer enameled with lotus bearing meander on a turquoise ground, with shaped cloisonne top and custom hardwood base, the base of the censer restored, appx. 12 in. W, 12 1/2 in. H. on base.
A LARGE AND FINELY CAST BRONZE 'DEER' CENSER QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY well cast as a deer standing foursquare with its head turned towards its right, its antlers realistically rendered alongside its small ears, its caparisonned taut muscular body flanked by a pair of ovoid vessels and pierced at the bottom with a coin-shaped motif, the bronze surface patinated to a dark blackish-brown colour