Incense Burner Cast In Bronze, Chinese, Three Legged, Numerous Figures
Incense Burner, Cast In Bronze, Chinese, Three Legged, with Numerous Detailed Figures Surrounding Incense Bowl and Lid.
Although there is uncertainty as to when metallurgy began in China, there is a reason to believe that early bronzeworking developed autonomously, independent of outside influences. The era of the Shang and the Zhou dynasties is generally known as the Bronze Age of China, because bronze, an alloy of copper and tin, used to fashion weapons, parts of chariots, and ritual vessels played an important role in the material culture of the time. Iron appeared in China toward the end of the period, during the Eastern Zhou dynasty.
Item Code - BRO2B307QRG
Width: 5 1/2" Height: 1/2" Depth: 5 1/2" Weight: 680 g
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