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Chinese Sterling Dragon Incense Burner-form Urn

Chinese Sterling Dragon Incense Burner-form Urn

EARLY 20TH CENTURY

Delve into the enchanting realm of Oriental mystique with this early 20th-century Chinese Sterling Dragon Incense Burner-form Urn. Crafted from sterling silver, the urn boasts an intricate design featuring a dragon clutching a pearl finial and a hammered body adorned with dragons pursuing a flaming pearl. Balanced on three distinctive paw feet and embellished with stylized clouds and gilt characters, this urn is an exceptional representation of Chinese craftsmanship and mythology. The dragon is a symbol of power, strength, and luck within Chinese culture; this striking vessel reverberates these attributes while serving as a functional incense burner. Its ability to pair cultural symbolism with utilitarian purpose renders it an ideal piece for both collectors and casual admirers alike.


CHINESE STERLING SILVER INCENSE BURNER-FORM URN, EARLY 20TH C., FINIAL MODELED AS A DRAGON CLUTCHING A PEARL, DOMED LID WITH STYLIZED CLOUDS, GILT CHARACTERS, HAMMERED BODY WITH DRAGONS PURSUING FLAMING PEARL, DRAGON-FORM HANDLES, RISING ON THREE PAW FEET, MARKED UNDERFOOT, APPROX 10.75"H, 11.75"W, 32.50OZT. PROVENANCE: PROMINENT AUSTIN ESTATE. CONDITION: EXCELLENT.
Regular price $6,000.00 USD
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