A cloisonné enamel tripod incense burner Incised Qianlong five-character mark and of the period
Lot 248
A cloisonné enamel tripod incense burner
Incised Qianlong five-character mark and of the period
£10,000 - 15,000
US$ 17,000 - 26,000
withdrawn
Auction Details
A cloisonné enamel tripod incense burner Incised Qianlong five-character mark and of the period
Lot Details
A cloisonné enamel tripod incense burner
Incised Qianlong five-character mark and of the period
The bulbous body vibrantly enamelled with three fully-blooming lotus flowers alternating with three stylised daisy blossoms all amid foliate scrolls beneath a narrow band of ruyi-heads at the rim supporting two gilt-bronze loop handles, the three broad feet also with a band of ruyi.
12.1cm (4¾in) diam.

Footnotes

  • 清乾隆 掐絲琺瑯纏枝蓮紋乳足爐 陰文「乾隆年製 則」楷書款

    Compare a similar cloisonné enamel censer of a slightly more compressed form, with an identical Qianlong mark and of the period, illustrated by H.Brinker and A.Lutz, Chinese Cloisonné: The Pierre Uldry Collection, New York, 1989, pls.245 and 245a. For another Qianlong mark and period example from the Shenyang Palace Museum, see The Prime Cultural Relics Collected by Shenyang Imperial Palace Museum: The Enamel Volume, 2007, p.115.

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