Lot 882. A Dehua two-handled censer, 18th century; 6 in. (15.2 cm.) wide across handles. Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014
The compressed globular body has a lion-mask pair of handles and is covered in a creamy white glaze. There are four spur marks in the center of the interior. An apocryphal Xuande impressed mark is on the base, Japanese wood box, reticulated silver cover.
Christie’s. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September 2014, New York, Rockefeller Plaza