Gui Shaped Bronze Burner Decorated with Gilded Dragon and Sea Creatures


Ming Dynasty
Width: 19.8cm
Height: 8.2cm

Signed Hu Wenming in seal script. The gui shaped gilded burner, with handles separately cast and attached, is decorated in three bands. The neck and the ring foot are carved in relief with gilded taotie and flying phoenixes on a background of tortoise shell pattern.