Pair Chinese Bronze Altar Sticks. Ming Dynasty.


Pair Chinese bronze altar sticks, Ming Dynasty, c.1600. The drip pans cast as lotus, set upon columns emerging from a baluster vase shape, above a lappet base, supported by three Xiezhi. The beasts extended tongues being the feet.
Having original patination.

Medium: Bronze

Height:  32 cm, 12.60"

Condition: Typical minor wear to the patination, commensurate with the age of the altar sticks. Prickets probably slightly reduced. No repair. No repatination.

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