• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 416

    A BLANC-DE-CHINE ARCHAISTIC CENSER, GUI

    17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BLANC-DE-CHINE ARCHAISTIC CENSER, GUI
    17TH CENTURY
    The bombé body raised on a pedestal foot and encircled by a band of dragons reserved on a leiwen ground between bow-string borders, with a pair of stylized kui-form handles, the base with an illegible Chenghua mark, covered in a glaze of warm ivory tone
    6¾ in. (17.2 cm.) across handles, wood stand, box


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    Provenance

    Formerly J.M. Hu Collection.


    Exhibited

    An Exhibition of Te Hua Porcelain, Art Gallery, Chinese University of Hong Kong, January - June 1977, no. 42.