Chinese cloisonne enamel censer, 17th Century. Ming Dynasty.
Chinese cloisonne enamel censer, of large size, 17th Century, Ming Dynasty.
The bronze globular body, decorated with a continuous band of flowering lotus scroll, upon a blue ground, a pattern that is repeated to the interior rim. Set upon three similarly decorated bulbous feet, above a lappet motif.
Traces of gilding to the metalwork.
Height: 24.7 cm, 9 1/4”.
Width: 21.5 cm, 8 1/2”.
Condition: Some typical losses to the enamel. Wear to the gilding. All commensurate with the age of the item. Please see images for detail.