Bronze Incense Burner in the Form of an Elephant

Bronze incense burner

Height: 6 1/2 inches, 16.5 cm

Length: 6 1/2 inches, 16.5 cm

A bronze incense burner in the form of an elephant, standing foursquare with its head turned back and its trunk between the tusks. The seperately cast, open work


Chinese Metalwork Catalogue

Chinese Metalwork
Metal has been in use in China from a very early age. Anybody interested in Chinese art is undoubtedly familiar with the elaborately detailed and technically complex bronze vessels used in rituals and in burials from the Shang …