Sale 19AS02 | Lot 156

Chinese Cloisonne Covered Censer

Catalogue: Asian Works of Art
Chinese Cloisonne Covered Censer

Lot Details

Lot 156
Chinese Cloisonne Covered Censer
19th Century
The archaic fangding form raised on four dragon-fish legs supporting the rectangular body, the sides enameled with taotie masks below a band of kuifeng, divided vertically at the center with notched flanges, the rim set with a pair of loop handles decorated with taotie masks, the domed lid with openwork gilt panels of bats flying amid billowing clouds within enameled stylized dragon scrolling all that is repeated on the base, all below a lion finial. Height 22 1/2 inches.
Acquired in France in the 1990's

Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000
Sold for $10,000 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

gilt wear primarily to legs, handles, finial and rims

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Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000
Sold for $10,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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Asian Works of Art

Mon, Sep 09, 2019 at 10am EDT
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