Chinese bronze censer auctions for $15,000 in UK

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2015-06-26 13:09:12

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Chinese bronze censer auctions for $15,000 in UK

A twin-handled Chinese bronze censer has beaten its estimate at auction, bringing $15,000

A stunning twin-handled Chinese bronze censer that is thought to date from the 18th century, but could be even earlier, beat its presale estimate when it sold for an impressive 9,500 ($15,041) on January 29.

Chinese bronze censer auctions for $14,200The bronze censer auctioned along with an historic, handwritten ledger from Manchester's Belle Vue Zoo

The attractive bronze censer, used for burning incense,led the UK-based antiques and art sale, which also featured an historic, handwritten ledger from Manchester's Belle Vue Zoo.

The ledger brought 1,400 ($2,216) having been given a 100-200 presale estimate. The sale price represents a 600% increase on the item's top estimate.

Here at Paul Fraser Collectibles we also have a wide range of museum-grade art and antiques in stock.

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