15 April 2011
A CHINESE CARVED ROCK CRYSTAL CENSER AND COVER
The deep, rounded body raised on a quatrefoil foot and carved with four lobes from which each of the four ruyi-sprig and loose ring handles spring, the everted rim carved in relief with leafy branches of peach, pomegranate and citron, repeated as a frieze on the edge of the domed cover below the hollowed blossom-form finial
5 in. (13 cm.) high
Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 20 March 2001, lot 43.
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