Lot 2026. Large Incense Burner

Starting price:€ 6 000
Auction date:07.12.2017   11:00
ID 19064
Lot 2026Large Incense Burner
China. 19. Century

dark-green jade, partly translucent, with dark brown inclusions and bright Calcifications of the surface. Half-ball-shaped, quite thin-walled crafted tray with side handles in Form of lions ' heads with tendrils and a loose Ring. The high and heavy foot separately part manufactured with a pierced Central with four lifting eyes with lots of rings. Of the likewise thin-walled crafted cover arched high, with a separately carved pommel in the shape of a dragon with four Eyelets, with lots of rings. The wall of the lid pierced with foliage, and four medallions with the four-footed animals: horse, Gazelle, Quilin, and another mythological animal.

Characteristic for this type of large incense burners from the jadeite of the 19th century. Century. the from Chinese iconography-cited motives are. The Calcifications give the piece an antique feel. Height 42.5 cm. Condition A/B.
-private collection Northern Germany. According to the previous owner of the piece was in the middle of the 20. Century. in an auction at Sotheby's in London acquired

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