A large yellow jade incense burner and cover, fangding
Mid Qing dynasty
Rising on four tall straight feet, each side enclosing a taotie mask flanked by whorl and geometric motifs reserved on a key-fret ground, separated by raised notched flanges, all below a frieze of zoomorphic motifs reserved on a leiwen ground, flanked by upright handles, the fitted cover intricately worked with interlocking ruyi heads below a knop in the form of a dragon depicted in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', the stone of a rich yellowish-green tinged with russet splashes, wood stand.
23.4cm high. (3).
- Please note that the vessel and cover may have been matched.