Jadeite Covered Censer, China, possibly Qianlong period, rectangular with slanted sides, resting on four bracket feet, probably modeled after a bronze prototype, plain body, each of the two narrower sides with a shelf-like flange with a qilin seated on top and a loose ring below, the angular cover decorated with openwork floral scrolls on four sides and a qilin seated on the flat top, a mark reading "Yugong" on base, pale translucent green stone with russet and apple green streaks, with an openwork wood stand, ht. 4 3/4, wd. 4 7/8 in.
Provenance: Purchased at Ashkenazie & Co., receipt dated October 15, 1986.
in excellent condition.
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