A magnificent pair of imperial cloisonné-enamelled and gilt-bronze censers and covers Qianlong
Lot 202
A magnificent pair of imperial cloisonné-enamelled and gilt-bronze censers and covers Qianlong
Sold for HK$ 4,800,000 (US$ 618,856) inc. premium

Lot Details
A magnificent pair of imperial cloisonné-enamelled and gilt-bronze censers and covers Qianlong A magnificent pair of imperial cloisonné-enamelled and gilt-bronze censers and covers Qianlong
A magnificent pair of imperial cloisonné-enamelled and gilt-bronze censers and covers
Qianlong
Each globular body enamelled in shades of green, red, pink, blue, turquoise and yellow with deer surrounded by lotus blossoms amid scrolling foliage, the shoulder encircled by a pendant lappet border, the neck decorated with an angular scroll, mounted with opposing gilt-handles in the form of writhing five-clawed dragons, supported on three separately cast crane-form legs, the domical cover with two reticulated friezes of scrolling lotus, and herons in a lotus pond, surmounted with a dragon and cloud finial, wood stands.
65cm (25 1/2in) high. (6).

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    By repute, from the Summer Palace, Beijing
    The Redsell family collection, Nash Court, Boughton-under-Blean, Kent, England

    清乾隆 鎏金銅掐絲琺瑯龍耳鶴足蓋爐一對

    來源:
    圓明園(傳)
    英國, Kent, Boughton-under-Blean, Nash Court, Redsell家族珍藏

Saleroom notices

  • Estimate should read: HK$750,000-850,000
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