This lot is being sold under the Alpha Scheme
A very rare blue and white rectangular incense burner and cover
Wanli six-character mark and of the period
The rectangular body painted in the upper section on each side with a pair of confronted five-clawed dragons chasing a flaming pearl above the lower section with foaming waves also covering the tall legs, the lip and the two raised rectangular handles painted with a leiwen band, the stepped cover with a wide border containing the Eight Trigrams beneath bands of cloud scrolls, classic scrolls and foaming water, all surmounted by a finial modelled as a roaring Buddhist lion with a peaked mane and flowing beard and tail. 21.7cm (8½in) high (2).
- This lot is being sold through the Alpha Scheme.