Lot 119. A cloisonné enamel 'lotus' tripod censer, Ming dynasty, 16th century; 10 cm, 4 in. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBP. Lot sold 62,500 GBP (80,756 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's.
the compressed bombé-form body rising from three short, tapered gilt legs and narrowing at the neck to the gilt rim set with two upright loop handles, decorated around the exterior with multi-coloured lotus and floral blooms surrounded by foliate scrolls, all reserved on a turquoise ground.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 15 may 2019, 10:30 AM