A cloisonne tripod incense burner Ming dynasty
Lot 607
A cloisonné-enamelled and gilt-bronze tripod incense burner Ming dynasty
HK$ 300,000 - 350,000
US$ 39,000 - 45,000
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Various Owners
A cloisonné-enamelled and gilt-bronze tripod incense burner
Ming dynasty
The cylindrical body with flared rims supported on three cabriole feet, decorated around the exterior with a frieze of lotus blooms borne on foliate scrolls, set on the sides with a pair of gilted handles in the form of a stylised dragon head, the interior adorned with another band of foliate scrolls in shades of coral, yellow, green and white against the cloisonné ground.
8.5cm high.

Footnotes

  • A cloisonné enamel incense burner with similar decorations, is illustrated by Brinker and Lutz, Chinese Cloisonné: the Pierre Uldry Collection, Zurich, 1988, no.116 & 117 and Avitabile, Die Ware aus dem Teufelsland: Chinesische und japanische Cloisonne und Champleve, pp.60-61, no 16.

    明 掐絲琺瑯纏枝番蓮紋雙耳三獸足爐
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