• 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 417

    A SMALL WHITE-GLAZED TRIPOD CENSER

    QIANLONG INCISED SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)

    Price Realised  

    A SMALL WHITE-GLAZED TRIPOD CENSER
    QIANLONG INCISED SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
    Raised on three conical supports and with a pair of upright loop handles, covered with a glaze of white tone, with a ring of biscuit exposed in the interior; together with a small vase molded as three double gourds tied together with a bow at their waists, 18th century, each gourd with its own mouth rim, covered with a white glaze
    Censer 3½ in. (9 cm.) across, stand, box; vase 3 7/8 in. (10 cm.) high, stand (2)


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    Provenance

    Formerly J.M. Hu Collection.


    Exhibited

    Monochrome Ceramics of Ming and Ch'ing Dynasties, The Min Chiu Society and The Urban Council, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 2 August - 4 October 1977, p. 121, nos. 136 and 154, respectively.