A 'Dehua' fang ding-form censer, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 850. A 'Dehua' fang ding-form censer, Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722). Width 5 1/2  in., 14 cm. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 USD. Lot sold 8,125 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.

of rectangular section raised on four splayed legs and surmounted by two upright loop handles, with raised taotie masks and sinuous dragons pursuing the 'Flaming Pearl'.

Sotheby's. Saturday at Sotheby's: Asian Art, New York, 16 Sep 2017