Heavy and finely cast, Chinese gilt bronze and cloisonné enamel censer; of archaistic bronze form, set on four tall curvilinear legs, with upright handles; a lion finial to cover, and with taotie-like motifs on turquoise ground; four-character seal mark; H: 7 3/4"
Box in the form of a ram, cloisonne enamel on copper, the plain parts gilt. The upper part of the body forms the lid. The designs include the markings of the tail (dark blue), sides (green scales) and belly (lilac and yellow scales); the remaining enamelled surfaces displaying floral scrolls on a turquoise blue ground. Shaped wood stand with carved and pierced ornament. Beijing, China (made) 1736-1795