Hong Kong, HKCEC Grand Hall
3 June 2015
A LIME GREEN-GROUND FAMILLE ROSE FIVE-PIECE ALTAR GARNITURE
JIAQING IRON-RED SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARKS IN A LINE AND OF THE PERIOD (1796-1820)
The garniture comprises a tripod censer raised on cabriole legs and with pierced, curved upright handles, a pair of gu-form beaker vases and a pair of candlesticks with drip-pans. All are finely painted in famille rose enamels and iron-red with meandering floral scroll interspersed with Buddhist emblems beneath decorative borders. The interiors are covered in a rich turquoise enamel.
Candlesticks 11 3/4 in. (29.7 cm.) high, boxes (5)
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