• The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ce auction at Christies

    Sale 12548

    The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    5 April 2016, Hong Kong

  • Lot 78

    A SMALL GREEN JUN CENSER AND A GREEN JUN BOX AND COVER

    JIN-YUAN DYNASTY (1115-1368)

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    A SMALL GREEN JUN CENSER AND A GREEN JUN BOX AND COVER
    JIN-YUAN DYNASTY (1115-1368)
    The bombe-shaped body of the censer is supported on three cabriole feet rising to a waisted neck and everted rim, covered with a thick crackled celadon glaze of sea-green tone, with the exception of the interior and feet. The circular box and cover are covered inside and out with a glossy crackled glaze of deep sea-green tone, the rims left unglazed revealing the brownish-grey body.
    1 7/8 in. (4.7 cm.) high, box; 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm.) diam., box


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    Pre-Lot Text

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