15 September 2009
A BLANC-DE-CHINE ARCHAISTIC CENSER, GUI
The bombé body raised on a pedestal foot and encircled by a band of dragons reserved on a leiwen ground between bow-string borders, with a pair of stylized kui-form handles, the base with an illegible Chenghua mark, covered in a glaze of warm ivory tone
6¾ in. (17.2 cm.) across handles, wood stand, box
Formerly J.M. Hu Collection.
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