• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 335

    A LONGQUAN CELADON TRIPOD CENSER

    SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY (1127-1279)

    Price Realised  

    A LONGQUAN CELADON TRIPOD CENSER
    SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY (1127-1279)
    The compressed body raised on three slightly splayed conical supports and surmounted by a cylindrical neck rising to a flat everted rim, with three narrow, tapering flanges beginning at a slight ridge on the shoulder and trailing down each leg, covered overall with a soft green glaze of even tone ending at the bottom of the legs to expose the pale grey ware burnt orange at the edges
    4½ in. (11.5cm.) diam., wood stand, box


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    Provenance

    Formerly J.M. Hu Collection.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN EAST COAST COLLECTION