Chinese Porcelain Blanc De Chine Dehua Censer Incense Burner, Qing dynasty. Moulded with a flared rim above a pair of lion-mask handles applied to the compressed globular walls, all upon a well potted cylindrical foot ring.
The censer covered in an unctuous ivory-coloured glaze, with exception to the foot ring, inner and outer base identifying the typical fine paste porcelain used within the Dehua kiln sites. Provenance (label): Bluett & Sons. Bluett & Sons were world famous and leading specialists in the sale of Chinese works of art over the course of the 20. In essence, one of the most significant dealerships in Chinese Works of Art.
The firm was established c. 1884 and continued trading until 1992. (W)15 x (H)7cm. The condition is fine, consistent with the estimated age and the material used.For Dehua censers of similar form assigned to the 17. Century, see the example published in Jorg, Chinese Ceramics in the Collection of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam: the Ming and Qing Dynasties , 1997, cat. 242, as second half of the 17th century; and S. Marchant & Son, Exhibition of Blanc de Chine , 1985, cat. 26 & 27, as circa 1640.
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