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    Sale 13753

    Collected in America: Chinese Ceramics from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    15 September 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 815

    A PURPLE-SPLASHED JUNYAO TRIPOD CENSER

    JIN-YUAN DYNASTY, 13TH-14TH CENTURY

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    A PURPLE-SPLASHED JUNYAO TRIPOD CENSER
    JIN-YUAN DYNASTY, 13TH-14TH CENTURY
    The censer has a compressed globular body supported on three cabriole legs, and a pair of rounded handles surmounted by upright angular loops and is covered overall with a finely mottled, milky blue glaze that thins to mushroom on the rim and is accented with bluish-purple splashes on the exterior and interior.
    5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) diam.


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    Provenance

    Mrs. Samuel T. Peters (1859-1943) Collection.
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1926.


    Exhibited

    Japan Society, at the Galleries of M. Knoedler & Co., Chinese, Corean and Japanese Potteries: Descriptive Catalogue of Loan Exhibition of Selected Examples, New York, 2-21 March 1914, p. 74, no. 259.