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    Sale 5333

    Chinese & Japanese Art

    15 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 362

    A YELLOWISH-CELADON JADE SMALL TRIPOD CENSER, 18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A YELLOWISH-CELADON JADE SMALL TRIPOD CENSER, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
    with twin pierced small handles -- 3¼in. (8.3cm.) wide across the handles, later wood stand; a pale celadon shallow box and cover, carved and pierced in the form of a double gourd, with trailing fruiting branch to one side -- 3 1/8in. (7.9cm.) long, wood stand; a small brush washer in the form of an upturned lotus leaf, wood stand; a flower vase with a praying mantis to one petal; a libation cup supported on ruyi branches, a bat in flight to the rim; and a tripod censer with elephant head handles and a cover with Buddhistic lion finial. (6)


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