• Lot 281

    BRULE-PARFUM COUVERT EN JADE CELADON PALE

    CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, EPOQUE QIANLONG (1736-1795)

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    BRULE-PARFUM COUVERT EN JADE CELADON PALE
    CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, EPOQUE QIANLONG (1736-1795)
    Reposant sur un petit pied, la panse globulaire ornée d'une fine bande de dragons sylisés sur fond de grecques, les anses en forme de dragons, le couvercle à pan oblique rehaussé d'une frise décorée de quatre yeux de taotie, un dragon enroulé sur lui-même reposant au sommet, socle en bois
    Hauteur: 6,3 cm. (2½ in.), Longueur: 10,5 cm. (4 1/8 in.)


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    The refinement of the piece and its proportions make it possible that it was part of an incense garniture set. For an example of such 18th century jade incense garniture set comprising a censer, a box and a vase, see A Special Exhibition of Incense Burners and Perfumers Throughout the Dynasties, National Palace Museum Taipei 1994, p.230, pl.85.
    See also two 18th century white jade censers with similar 'dragon final', one illustrated in Jadeware (III) - The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum, Hong Kong 1995, pl.60 ; the other in Chinese Jade, Spink London, 15th-30th June 1998, pl.8.

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    Post Lot Text

    A PALE CELADON CENSER AND COVER
    CHINA, QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)