California Asian Art Auction California Asian Art Auction
 Oct. 14, 2023  Oct. 14, 2023

 Lot # 1151 
A PAIR OF LARGE CLOISONNE ENAMEL 'MYTHICAL BEASTS' CENSERS    清 大型鎏金銅胎掐絲琺瑯甪端薰爐一對


  • Dimension: Height: 21 3/4 in (55.0 cm) Length: 17 3/8 in (44.0 cm) Width: 9 7/8 in (25.0 cm)
  • Estimate From: $6000
  • Estimate To: $9000

Each beast censer cast in robust forms, stand on gilt-bronze clawed feet, adorned with cloisonne fur patterns filled with vibrant enamels in various colors. Each bears fierce expressions with open snarling mouths, fangs, and a single gilt-bronze horn as a handle on the cover. Their hindquarters feature bushy tails in blue and green hues. Qing Dynasty period.


來源: 洛杉磯私人藏家舊藏
Provenance: Property from an old family collection, Los Angeles