London, South Kensington
6 November 2009
A CLOISONNE ENAMELLED AND GILT BRONZE DUCK FORMED CENSER, 17TH CENTURY
modelled in two setions with its raised head turned to one side, with short fanning tail feathers and wan-shaped aperture to its back, decorated in coloured enamels with wire feather and wing detailing, raised upon a diamond sectioned plinth -- 9in. (23cm.) high.
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For further duck formed censers see Helmut Brinker and Albert Lutz, Chinese Cloisonné, The Pierre Uldry Collection, New York, 1989, no.220.
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