Item 465


A rare Ming Dynasty bronze incense burner depicting a sitting dog with its head and pointed muzzle held up high. Its slender figure is skilfully modelled, with arcs indicating body muscle.

明 銅製狗形香爐

罕見明代狗形銅香爐,狗呈坐狀,兩耳下垂,前肢立挺有力,肌肉綫條清晰可見。背脊有爐蓋。整體充分呈現出明代工匠對製造仿生器物的了解以及工藝上的熟悉。

  • Height 20.5cm
  • Ming – 14th-16th Century