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    Sale 12555

    The Imperial Sale / Important Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

    1 June 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 3405

    AN IMPERIAL CLOISONNE ENAMEL CENSER

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

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    AN IMPERIAL CLOISONNE ENAMEL CENSER
    QIANLONG INCISED FOUR-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
    The censer is cast with a compressed globular body raised on three cabriole legs with a pair of bail handles rising from the mouth rim, decorated on the exterior with a lotus scroll below a blue ruyi-head border repeated around each of the supports, with three floral sprays on the underside surrounding a gilt-bronze panel incised with the reign mark and an additional character, chang below.
    4 1/4 in. (11 cm.) wide


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    Private English collection