© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
© Galerie Zacke
Katalognummer: AK0220-460
A DEHUA CENSER, 17TH/18TH CENTURY
China, 17th/18th century. Neatly potted in imitation of bronze. Compressed spherical form, the rounded sides rising from a spreading foot to an everted rim, with two applied and incised lionmask handles.

Condition: Good condition with old wear. Minor firing flaws especially to the masks. Microscopic nibbling and two small chips to lip.
Provenance: From an old French private collection.

Weight: 657.7 g.
Dimensions: Diameter 16 cm.

Four spur marks inside the well. Entirely covered in an even ivorycolored glaze.

Compare with a closely related Dehua censer, of similar size and with similar masks, sold at Sotheby’s London in ‘Important Chinese Art’ on May 16th, 2018, lot 22.

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