29 March 2006
A BLANC-DE-CHINE LAMP AND STAND
The globular body raised on a small ring foot and waisted just below the everted rim, with a conical tube rising from the center of the interior, raised on a separate stand with three ruyi cutouts around the sides, both pieces covered overall with a white glaze with pale blue tinge; together with a blanc-de-chine censer, 17th/18th century, with impressed leiwen encircling the pedestal foot and a pair of dragon-headed loop handles
5 3/8 in. (13.6 cm.) high; 7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) across handles (2)
Censer: Frank Caro, New York.
Yamanaka & Company, Inc., New York.
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Censer: Collection of Chinese and Other Far Eastern Art, Yamanaka & Company, Inc., New York, 1943, no. 950.
Compare the similar lamp and stand dated 1650-1700 illustrated by P.J. Donnelley, Blanc de Chine, New York, 1969, pl. 40A.
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