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    Sale 12555

    The Imperial Sale / Important Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

    1 June 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 3342

    A BLUE AND WHITE 'BAJIXIANG' TRIPOD CENSER

    DAOGUANG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE IN A LINE AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)

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    A BLUE AND WHITE 'BAJIXIANG' TRIPOD CENSER
    DAOGUANG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE IN A LINE AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)
    The bulbous body is painted in inky-blue tones with the Bajixiang, 'Eight Buddhist Emblems', amidst scrolling lotus extending to the feet, below a band of ruyi-heads on the shoulder, the neck with a pair of bats between lotus scrolls, the rims with keyfret bands, reserving the reign mark in a line on the mouth rim. There is a row of spur marks on the body just above the base, the underside with an unglazed ring.
    10 1/2 in. (26.6 cm.) across, wood stand, box


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