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A blue and white censer and cover transitional period, circa 1640's | 明末清初 青花纏枝蓮紋鏤雕香蓋盒

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12,000 - 16,000 GBP

A blue and white censer and cover transitional period, circa 1640's | 明末清初 青花纏枝蓮紋鏤雕香蓋盒

A blue and white censer and cover transitional period, circa 1640's | 明末清初 青花纏枝蓮紋鏤雕香蓋盒

Estimate:

12,000 - 16,000 GBP

A blue and white censer and cover

transitional period, circa 1640's

明末清初 青花纏枝蓮紋鏤雕香蓋盒


of bombé form, decorated to the exterior with lotus blooms and scrolling foliages, the cover is similarly decorated with a pierced character of xiang, the base with an apocryphal six-character Jiajing mark

Width 12 cm, 4¾ in.


(2)

The glaze on the censer and cover has degraded consistent with burial at sea.


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Jean-Paul Desroches, Two Americans in Paris, A Quest for Asian Art, 2016, Paris, no. 324.

Jean-Paul Desroches編《Two Americans in Paris, A Quest for Asian Art》, 2016年, 巴黎, 圖版324.

From the Land of Asia, Pointe-à-Callière Museum, Montréal, 17th November 2016 - 19th March 2017.

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《From the Land of Asia》, Pointe-à-Callière 博物館,蒙特利爾, 2016年11月17 - 2017年3月19日

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