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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 368

    A RARE PAINTED ENAMEL 'FISH BASKET' TRIPOD CENSER

    QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER GILT MARK IN AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)

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    A RARE PAINTED ENAMEL 'FISH BASKET' TRIPOD CENSER
    QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER GILT MARK IN AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
    The compressed body raised on three truncated conical supports, painted in imitation of cloisonné enamel with a band of continuous lotus meander below a band of leaf tips on the shoulder and ruyi heads on the waisted neck, with a pair of low loop handles rising from the shoulder
    8¾ in. (22.3 cm.) across


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