• 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 403

    A BLANC-DE-CHINE ARCHAISTIC CENSER, GUI

    17TH/18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BLANC-DE-CHINE ARCHAISTIC CENSER, GUI
    17TH/18TH CENTURY
    The body raised on a spreading foot, the sides molded with stylized taotie masks and fretwork, flanked by C- scroll handles issuing from animal masks, the glaze of warm ivory tone
    8½in. (21.5cm.) across handles, wood stand, box


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    Provenance

    Formerly J.M. Hu Collection.


    Pre-Lot Text

    A COLLECTION OF BLANC-DE-CHINE FROM AN EAST COAST COLLECTION
    LOTS 403-417


    Exhibited

    An Exhibition of Te Hua Porcelain, Art Gallery, Chinese University of Hong Kong, January - June 1975, no. 44.