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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 351

    A CLOISONNE ENAMEL TRIPOD CENSER

    QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER INCISED MARK WITH AN ADDITIONAL CHARACTER, ZE, AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)

    Price Realised  

    A CLOISONNE ENAMEL TRIPOD CENSER
    QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER INCISED MARK WITH AN ADDITIONAL CHARACTER, ZE, AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
    The compressed body decorated with a frieze of continuous lotus scroll below a blue ruyi band repeated around the tops of the conical supports which are separated by three floral sprays on the underside surrounding the inlaid gilt-bronze plaque inscribed with the mark, with a pair of loop handles rising from the rim
    4½ in. (11.5 cm.) across


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    Provenance

    Stephen Junkunc, III.


    Pre-Lot Text

    ENAMEL WARES
    PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION