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    Sale 7621

    A Private English Collection of White Jade Carvings & Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    4 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 71

    A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL CENSER

    INCISED QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-95)

    Price Realised  

    A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL CENSER
    INCISED QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-95)
    Decorated with two stylised archaistic taotie masks, the waisted neck with a band of florets below key-fret to the mouth rim, the sides with lion-mask handles, all reserved on turquoise grounds
    3½ in. (8.8 cm.) high


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    A similar censer with a cover and stand is illustrated by M&C Gallery in, Seeking Antiques - Studying Treasures exhibition catalogue, p. 26