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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 190

    A RARE LARGE CLOISONNE ENAMEL TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER

    QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER MARK INSCRIBED IN A LINE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)

    Price Realised  

    A RARE LARGE CLOISONNE ENAMEL TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER
    QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER MARK INSCRIBED IN A LINE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
    The compressed globular body raised on three cabriole legs issuing from gilt-copper lion masks and decorated with lotus scroll bearing blossoms surrounded by the wufu, above a band of small flowers and a large flower head on the base, with bands of foliate sprays on the neck, pierced upright handles, and upright rim, which is applied with a rectangular panel inscribed with the reign mark, the cover en suite and pierced with the Eight Trigrams below a globular knop pierced with a dragon amidst clouds
    16 in. (40.7 cm.) high, wood stand


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