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A ge-type censer, Qianlong seal mark and period. Estimate 15,00020,000 GBP. Photo Sotheby’s

the rounded sides rising from a tapered foot to an incurved rim, moulded to the exterior with an undulating lotus scroll between archaistic keyfret and trellis bands, the top of the everted rim encircled by a keyfret border, covered overall in a greyish glaze suffused with a network of russet-brown crackle, stopping at the foot revealing the unglazed footring, the base impressed with a six-character seal mark; 22.7cm., 9in.

PROVENANCE: Sotheby’s Hong Kong, 8th April 2010, lot 1923.

Sotheby’s. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Londres | 05 nov. 2014, 10:00 AM