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Chinese 17th Century Transitional Blue and White Porcelain Tri Pod Censer

£ 4,500

Category
Period
Reference
6331
Diameter
26.6 cm (10 1/2")
17th Century Chinese porcelain blue and white censer made during the middle part of the transitional period at the kilns at Jingdezhen during the reign of the first Qing Emperor, Shunzhi c1650.
the censer is of a compressed form with a low rounded body and three small bun feet for stability.
The painting to the main body shows four officials in a fenced garden of prunus, pine and plantain with attendants. To the back ground are mountains and rocks.
censers were filled with sand or a dry loam and then used for jos sticks to be placed in them
The censer is painted with great detail and with good colour potting is skilled .
The piece was purchased for a private collection from Christies in London 12th November 1998 lot 433. the private collection was formed between 1970 - 2003
excellent quality
Diameter
26.6 cm (10 1/2")
Year
c1650
Condition
very good condition