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A rare polychrome 'Mandarin Duck' censer and cover Ming dynasty, Wanli period | 明萬曆 彩繪鴛鴦形香爐

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8,000 - 12,000 GBP

A rare polychrome 'Mandarin Duck' censer and cover Ming dynasty, Wanli period | 明萬曆 彩繪鴛鴦形香爐

A rare polychrome 'Mandarin Duck' censer and cover Ming dynasty, Wanli period | 明萬曆 彩繪鴛鴦形香爐

Estimate:

8,000 - 12,000 GBP

Lot sold:

21,420

GBP

A rare polychrome 'Mandarin Duck' censer and cover

Ming dynasty, Wanli period

明萬曆 彩繪鴛鴦形香爐


modelled standing with head raised and beak open, the pierced wings neatly folded and forming the cover, the body brightly decorated in iron-red, green, yellow and turquoise 

Length 15 cm, 5⅞ in.


(2)

The cover has over-painting suggesting it has been broken in half length ways. The duck censer has firing cracks around the webbed feet and a tiny chip to the end of one foot.


蓋:有補釉,曾斷裂為二。

爐:鴨掌處有窰裂,一鴨掌末端有一小磕。





In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby’s is merely a subjective qualified opinion.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD “AS IS” IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

John Sparks Ltd. London

Sotheby's London, 7th June 2000, lot 165.

來源:

John Sparks 倫敦

蘇富比倫敦,2000年6月7日,拍品165