QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
The censer is of compressed form and supported on three short legs and decorated with a single band around the everted rim. A four-character square mark ‘Xuande Nianzhi 宣德年製’ is cast in relief on the base.
A bronze censer of similar shape is published in Wang Shixiang’s Self-Cherished Treasures of Twin-Pine Studio 自珍集：儷松居長物志, 2003, p. 34, Catalogue No. 2.21