Lot 83. A RARE CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL TRIPOD 'DRAGON' CENSER AND COVER

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Auction date:03.11.2020   14:00 UTC +00:00
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Lot 83 | A RARE CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL TRIPOD 'DRAGON' CENSER AND COVER
A RARE CLOISONNÉ ENAMEL TRIPOD 'DRAGON' CENSER AND COVER

KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)

The censer is brightly enamelled with a central band of alternating pink and blue sinous dragons between bands of floral scrolls. The lobed base is enamelled with meandering lotus scrolls and is supported on three elephant-head feet. The reticulated cover is skillfully worked with a writhing dragon chasing the flaming pearl amongst vaporous clouds. The base is further decorated with a cracked ice design with scattered flower-heads.

12 5/8 in. (32 cm.) high

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CHRISTIE'S
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8 King Street, St. James's
SW1Y 6QT London
United Kingdom
Preview30.10.2020 - 02.11.2020
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