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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 200

    AN UNUSUAL LARGE CLOISONNE ENAMEL PETAL-LOBED TRIPOD CENSER

    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)

    Price Realised  

    AN UNUSUAL LARGE CLOISONNE ENAMEL PETAL-LOBED TRIPOD CENSER
    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
    Of barbed hexafoil outline, raised on three paw supports decorated with archaistic masks and scrolls and surmounted by ruyi heads decorated in relief with bats confronted on a shou character, each barbed lobe of the deep sides decorated with a different flower below the everted rim decorated on the underside with prunus and cracked ice pattern and on top with shou and wan cell diaper, the base also with prunus and 'cracked-ice' pattern
    21¾ in. (55.2 cm.) across, box


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