A cloisonné-enamelled and gilt-bronze incense burner Qing dynasty, Jingtai four-character mark

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Lot 308
A cloisonné-enamelled and gilt-bronze incense burner Qing dynasty, Jingtai four-character mark

Sold for HK$ 31,250 (US$ 4,019) inc. premium
Property from the Reid family collection, to be sold without reserve (lots 303-313)
A cloisonné-enamelled and gilt-bronze incense burner
Qing dynasty, Jingtai four-character mark
The compressed globular body supported on three gently protruding feet, each spaced by three plum blossoms, the exterior with six stylised lotus blossoms amongst leafy scrolls, framed by a band of ruyi heads at the waisted neck and chrysanthemum petals at the foot, all finely enamelled in white, yellow, red, blue and green against a brilliant turquoise ground, the tip of the feet and flattened rim gilded.
12.6cm wide.

Footnotes

  • 清 銅胎掐絲琺瑯纏枝蓮花紋乳足爐 方框「景泰年造」楷書款

    Provenance 來源:
    Virginia City, Nevada, 1960s

    A similar incense burner but with a pair of handles is in the Palace Museum collection, see The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum. Metal-bodied Enamel Ware, Hong Kong, 2001, p.16, no.14.
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A cloisonné-enamelled and gilt-bronze incense burner Qing dynasty, Jingtai four-character mark
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