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Lot 0047
A Captivating extraordinary Chinese Qing Dynasty JiaJing Emperor Reign Period porcelain lidded tripod censer, with ornate hand-carved wooden lid and jade finial arrangement. Large globular body fashioned with two long S-Shaped handles broadly elevated from the shoulder region. The exterior delicately decorated with opulent Famille-rose design, with the surface ensconced in intertwining flowers, herbs, and unique symbolisms. Key-fret pattern wraps around the top lip as well as both handles. The colors are harmonious, elegant and exquisite. The whole piece is raised up on a dais, with three coincident leg furrows. The dome lid delicately pierced with entwined floral motif, supported the carved jade finial. The censer elegantly presented upon a carved trefoil shaped hardwood stand.

Original receipt from Sep 5th 1898 H. Hartje, Fancy Goods, Curious, Groceries store, 731-733 Brannan St. and cor. 16th & Potrero Ave San Francisco. (DUE TO MULTIPLE ITEMS ON ONE RECEIPT, THIS SALE NOT COME WITH ORIGINAL RECEIPT).


Mark on exterior rim band, a six red underglaze seal script -ZhuanShu- characters enclosed within rectangular frame border, Made in The Years of JiaQing Reign Period of Great Qing.

Dimensions: 17-7/8" H x 18" W
Stand: 5-1/4" H

PROVENANCE: From the estate and inheritance of Cecil Knight Jr. (1933- 2017).


He was gifted these items from his parents who had lived abroad in the late 1800s.
Original receipt from Sep 5th 1898 H. Hartje, Fancy Goods, Curious, Groceries store, 731-733 Brannan St. and cor. 16th & Potrero Ave San Francisco. (DUE TO MULTIPLE ITEMS ON ONE RECEIPT, THIS SALE NOT COME WITH ORIGINAL RECEIPT).

Cecil Knight Sr. professional experience was in foreign property acquisition for major corporations, trips to find and evaluate a piece of property often would take 6 months or more. This time while in foreign countries also allowed the couple to search out and collect highly sought after rare and unique antiques that they would bring back as gifts for his family members and add into their private collection.
Over many years they had collected more than 240 Chinese items as well as almost 1,500 European works of art and treasures.

The following Item(s) from the estate and inheritance of Cecil Knight Jr. offered at auction catalog listing from Lot-23 through Lot-60.

Condition

Over all in EXCELLENT Condition; With normal anomalies in nature, sign of minor scratch. No chip, No crack, No hairline, No repaired.

The bidder assumes responsibility for ensuring that the condition of the item(s) meets with their satisfaction prior to bidding. Any condition statement is given as a courtesy to a client, and is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. EDEN Galleries shall have no responsibility for any error or omission. The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging.

Starting Bid

$800.00

Buyer's Premium

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  • 15% above $1,000,000.00

LARGE JIAQING FAMILE ROSE PORCELAIN CENSER & JADE

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