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Chinese lacquered bronze censer; in the form of a qilin, the head hinged as opening, finely detailed with cloud motif ornamentation; H: 8" (approx.)

Bronze zun (wine vessel) and bronze pan (plate) from the tomb of Marquis Yi, 430BC (Warring States period). The decorations are probably lost-wax cast (a new technique) and soldered onto the pieces.