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A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DAVID B. PECK III
A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER

QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)

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A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER
QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
The censer is flanked by upswept handles and is raised on three cabriole legs surmounted by dragon heads that support the body which is decorated around the sides with the Eight Buddhist Emblems (bajixiang) surrounded by flower scroll below a ruyi border and above a flower head in the center of the underside. The cover has three large, pierced gilt-copper panels of ruyi shape chased with flower scroll below a large, similarly pierced knob.
10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) high
Provenance
Christie's Hong Kong, 1-2 October 1991, lot 1682.

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