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A VERY UNUSUAL CIZHOU-TYPE PAINTED TRIPOD CENSER
A VERY UNUSUAL CIZHOU-TYPE PAINTED TRIPOD CENSER
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A VERY UNUSUAL CIZHOU-TYPE PAINTED TRIPOD CENSER

JIN-YUAN DYNASTY, 12TH-14TH CENTURY

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A VERY UNUSUAL CIZHOU-TYPE PAINTED TRIPOD CENSER
JIN-YUAN DYNASTY, 12TH-14TH CENTURY
The bulbous body is raised on three lion-mask supports and decorated in shades of brown on a white slip under an ivory-toned transparent glaze on each side with a shaped panel, one enclosing a rabbit, the other a foliate design below the key fret-carved neck flanked by a pair of large carp-form handles.
6 in. (15.2 cm.) high, Japanese wood box, reticulated silver cover
Exhibited
Sumoto City Awaji Museum, March - May 1988.
Kashihara City History Museum, Osaka, Asian Ceramics, 16 October - 30 November 1988.

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