20 September 2005
Property from the Saint Louis Art Museum, Sold to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund*
A BLACK-GLAZED TRIPOD CENSER
YONGZHENG INCISED SEAL MARK AND POSSIBLY OF THE PERIOD
The compressed body raised on three mask and paw supports, the exterior covered with a black glaze thinning to brown on the raised areas and continuing to the edge of an unglazed ring covered with a brown dressing that encircles the nianhao inscribed in a countersunk medallion in the middle of the base, the everted rim, bail handles and interior glazed white
9¼ in. (23.3 cm.) across handles
Samuel C. Davis Collection.
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