11 November 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,375
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A QINGBAI CARVED OPENWORK CENSER AND COVER AND A QINGBAI BOWL AND COVER
SONG DYNASTY (960-1279)
The censer is covered all over with a pale blue, lightly crackled glaze, the centre of the bowl is applied with a hollow cylindrical fitting, the openwork domed cover is surmounted with a knop finial. The bowl and cover with lotus petal decoration.
The censer, 6 ¼ in. (16 cm.) high
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Compare with a qingbai carved openwork censer in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Bequest of Charles Bain Hoyt, accession number 50.2060a-b.
Property from a private Belgian collection, acquired in the 1960's and 1970's.