Antique Chinese Serpentine Stone Buddhist Pagoda Censer
This amazing carved stone pagoda incense burner, fashioned from serpentine stone as appraised by the Gemological Appraisal Laboratory of America, Inc., measures an impressive 36.5 by 19.5 by 19.5 in (92.7 by 49.5 by 49.5 cm). It comprises numerous sections, including four separate stairs at the base. There are approximately 20 missing bells and other minor losses, including at the top of the railing of one stairway, with many individual pieces available for restoration as seen in our images. Item sold as-is. All sales final. Please note, there are a few others similar serpentine stone pagodas currently offered for sale online which are represented as either jade or jadeite stone.
( censor jade jadeite chinese oriental siamese burmese japanese )