London, South Kensington
12 May 2015
A BLUE AND WHITE 'DEER AND PINE' CENSER
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
The globular censer is supported on three short feet and is painted to the exterior with two deer in a rocky landscape surrounded by pine trees, all below a band of six auspicious emblems separated by ruyi-form clouds.
9 ¾ in. (24.8 cm.) diam.
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