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Lot 247: CLOISONNE ENAMEL GILT BRONZE COVERED TRIPOD CENSER ON STAND
November 11, 2016
Marietta, GA, USALive Auction
Description: Fine Chinese cloisonne enamel and gilt bronze covered tripod censer cast with a bulbous body, with short straight cylindrical neck, to the wide opening with banded rim. The massive censer raised on tree cabriole legs, gilt banded on outer lips and collar. Having two gilt bronze cast of S-shaped hand extended from the body flanked to the lips, give the wider outreach appearance. The main body decorated with centralized uptala, the night lotus flower, interspersed by colorful scrolling tendrils foliage against turquoise-blue ground. The domed lid pierced with scrolling floral foliate motif supported a floral bud jade finial.
Condition Report: Traced numerous tiny-holes of corrosions on enamel filling, No missing wires found on cloisonne works. With normal anomalies in nature, sign of stressed surface, minor scratch & dents, and trace of declined on gilt. Normal, consider ages and wear. Over all in excellent condition. Please Note: EDEN Fine Antiques Galleries provides condition reports as a courtesy to our clients and assumes no liability for any error or omission. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, and is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Descriptions are our opinions and should in no way be construed as a guarantee of any kind as to age, condition, mater. The bidder assumes responsibility for ensuring that the condition of the item(s) meets with their satisfaction prior to bidding. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.
Dimensions: Dimension: 8" H x 6-1/2" W ; (only Stand): 1-1/2" H
Medium: bronze, cloisonne, gold, enamel
Date: Qing Dynasty