8 November 2005
A CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL TRIPOD CENSER
INCISED QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER MARK AND AN INVENTORY MARK, YAN, AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-95)
Applied with two upright loop handles, finely set with gilt wire and enamelled around the body with lotus flowers and florets borne on curled stems, the base inset with a square gilt panel inscribed with the nianhao
4 in. (10.2 cm.) diam.
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A similar censer with a different inventory mark was sold in our Paris Rooms, 15 June 2005, lot 71.
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