London, South Kensington
6 November 2009
TWO SMALL CLOISONNE ENAMELLED VESSELS, 18TH CENTURY
comprising a censer, the body of rounded form with twin flattened handles, decorated with scrolling lotus blossoms; and a circular box and cover, raised on a spreading foot, with a central Shou character roundel surrounded by auspicious symbols of bats and peaches -- the censer, 4½in. (11.5cm.) wide. (2)
Both with Spink and Son Ltd label to base.
The first purchased from Spink and Son Ltd, 26th September, 1978.
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