Chinese Cloisonné Enamel Censer Modelled as a Crane Qing Dynasty


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Object Description

The characterful and charming 18th-19th century cloisonné enamel censer, is modelled as a crane with straight gilt-metal legs, realistically detailed feet and claws, standing on a detailed gilt base. The neck gracefully curved above the plump hollow body brightly enamelled in turquoise, the removable wing forming a cover with colourfully designed tail feathers within gilt outline. The head is topped by red crests, the pointed beaks and tongues separately made in gilt metal.

Object History

Provenance: Possibly ex Mallet.

Object Condition

Good condition, marks and scratches inline with age

Object Details

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Buscot Manor