AN ARCHAISTIC PALE CELADON JADE CENSER, QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
AN ARCHAISTIC PALE CELADON JADE CENSER
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
of gui form with a spreading foot, the rim set with a pair of beast-mask-form handles each suspending a loose ring, the body divided into panels by notched vertical flanges, each panel carved in low relief with a coiled kuilong against a leiwen ground, the foot with abstracted cicadas also divided by flanges, bands of chevron at the edge of the foot and rim, the stone a pale green color with a cluster of white inclusions at one side
Width 6¼ in., 15.9 cm
The censer is in overall good condition with only very small chips and nicks to the rim and foot, and minor expected wear to the loose rings.
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Collection of William Boyce Thompson (1869-1930), and thence by descent.
William Boyce Thompson (1869-1930) 收藏，此後家族傳承