London, South Kensington
9 November 2000
A large cloisonne and gilt incense burner and domed cover
with tripod feet and mythical mask terminals supporting the flaring basin, below a stepped two section circular body, the first section with pierced ruyi-head panels and the second with arch shaped open panels, with a gilt pierced domed cover and ovoid finial with a double lotus petal gilt mount, all decorated in various coloured enamels with flower sprays and scrolling foliage on a turquoise ground -- 30in. (76.2cm.) high, (dents and losses).
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