London, South Kensington
15 July 2005
A cloisonne tripod censer, four charcter Qianlong mark within a square and of the period
with compressed globular body raised on three stout feet, with upright shaped rectangular handles rising from the shoulder, decorated in vivid enamels with formal lotus scroll on a dark blue ground within ruyi and cloud borders, the underside of one foot with single character reading ke -- 4½in. (11.4cm.) high.
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