• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1181

    A JADE-INLAID AND ENAMEL-DECORATED GILT-BRONZE CENSER AND COVER

    19TH CENTURY

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    Estimate

    A JADE-INLAID AND ENAMEL-DECORATED GILT-BRONZE CENSER AND COVER
    19TH CENTURY
    The octagonal body raised on four mask-surmounted legs and inset on each facet with a green jade openwork plaque of a shou character flanked by bats, with similar plaques on the inside of the handles, and further jade plaques on the cover and knop below a rose quartz cabachon, all enhanced by champlevé enamel borders and decoration
    12½ in. (31.8 cm.) high


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