• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

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

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 202

    A SMALL 'HARDSTONE'-EMBELLISHED CLOISONNE AND CHAMPLEVE-DECORATED TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER

    19TH CENTURY

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    A SMALL 'HARDSTONE'-EMBELLISHED CLOISONNE AND CHAMPLEVE-DECORATED TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER
    19TH CENTURY
    The vessel raised on three elephant-head supports and with elephant-head handles, the sides decorated in cloisonné enamel with lotus scroll repeated on the cover below openwork lotus scroll surmounted by a recumbent elephant supporting a basket of precious objects that forms the knop
    9 in. (23 cm.) high


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