Monumental Chinese Cloisonne Censer, circular form to body, the exterior decorated with enameled mountain, landscape and deer design on blue ground, with central tree image and cranes overhead. The body has two large side handles and is supported on three figural cloisonne bird form legs. Removable inset collar. Domed lid with large gilt bronze finial of a dragon head with body writhing on cloud-covered surface. Possible museum accession numbers on interior of lid. Accompanied by a hardwood platform with pierced design to sides and fret feet. Overall – 41″ H x 30″ W x 24″ D. Stand – 6″ H x 23″ W x 26″ D. Likely Qing period, circa 1900 or earlier. Provenance: Private Nashville, Tennessee collection. CONDITION: Losses to enameling on body near intersection with handles, up to 3″ W. Multiple smaller areas of scattered losses throughout, including a 5″ loss of linear enameling to lid. Some small holes to hollow bird feet. One bird leg has been reattached.