Lot 625. A Blanc-de-Chine Censer and a 'Shiwan' Tripod Censer, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century; 12 and 7.7 cm., 4 3/4 and 3 in. Estimate 30,000 — 40,000 HKD. Lot sold 75,000 HKD (9,674 USD). Photo: Sotheby's.
the blanc-de-Chine censer with rounded sides rising from a splayed foot to a flared rim, set with a pair of loop handles issuing each from the head of a mythical beast, decorated around the body with a broad band enclosing keyfret and mythical animal masks, all within two thin raised fillets; the Shiwan censer of compressed globular form supported on three short tapering legs, covered overall save for the tips of the legs and the interior base with a bluish-grey glaze suffused with faint crackles, wood stand.
Property from the Baoyizhai Collection.
Sotheby's. Playthings From The Collection of Edward T. Chow - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Collections -Chinese Art Through the Eye of Sakamoto Gor - Asian Lacquer. Hong Kong, 27 may 2014