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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 434

    A LONGQUAN CELADON BRONZE-FORM TRIPOD CENSER

    YUAN/EARLY MING DYNASTY, 14TH-15TH CENTURY

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    A LONGQUAN CELADON BRONZE-FORM TRIPOD CENSER
    YUAN/EARLY MING DYNASTY, 14TH-15TH CENTURY
    The compressed globular body raised on four cabriole legs, with a pair of applied D-shaped handles flanking the short neck and joining the shoulder to the edge of the everted rim, covered overall with a glaze of sea-green color, a central aperture in the base surrounded by the remains of a kiln support on the interior and the surrounding unglazed ring on the base burnt orange in the firing; with a Meiji period parcel-gilt pierced cover finely cast and chased with numerous insects amidst flowers and foliage
    6 in. (15.2 cm.) across handles, box


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