20 March 2001
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF NORMA AND WILLIAM GRUBER
A Pale Blue-Glazed Relief-Decorated Circular Box and Cover
The domed cover finely molded with a central lotus spray encircled by a narrow rope-twist band above a frieze of lotus plant meander repeated on the sides of the box, all under a qingbai-type glaze repeated on the interior and base; together with a dehua cylindrical tripod censer, 17th/18th century, raised on three stepped triangular feet
66 and 43/8in. (16 and 11.1cm.) diam. (2)
Censer: Bluett & Sons, London.
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Censer: J. Donnelley, Blanc de Chine, New York, 1967, pl. 19B (left).
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