• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 7762

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 227

    A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL TRIPOD CENSER

    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-95)

    Price Realised  

    A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL TRIPOD CENSER
    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-95)
    Of compressed globular form supported on three short tubular feet, brightly enamelled to the exterior with Daoist emblems amidst flying bats and stylised clouds, the base with a central yin-yang roundel, the short neck applied with a gilt band and two loop handles
    4¼ in. (11 cm.) across


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    Provenance

    Purchased from Spink & Son, Ltd, on 2 November 1978.