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A FINE AND VERY RARE IMITATION-GILT BRONZE ARCHAISTIC TRIPOD CENSER

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Estimate: HK$2,600,000 - HK$3,500,000
ca. US$332,134 - US$447,104
Price realised:  HK$5,525,000
ca. US$705,786
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A FINE AND VERY RARE IMITATION-GILT BRONZE ARCHAISTIC TRIPOD CENSER QIANLONG IMPRESSED SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795) The censer is finely potted with a bulbous body supported on three short tapering feet, rising to a lipped rim surmounted by two upright loop handles. The mouth is moulded with a band of archaistic cicada blades applied with greenish-turquoise enamel simulating archaic bronze. The rest of the censer is covered overall with a russet glaze suffused with gold specks in imitation of gilt-bronze. The handles are further decorated in gilt with dots, and the feet with classic scrolls. 4 ¼ in. (10.8 cm.) wide, box Provenance Sold at Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 31 October 1995, lot 550

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: An Important Collection Of Chinese Ceramics From A Private Collector
Date of the auction: 27 Nov 2019
Address: Christie's
Hong Kong