15 September 2011
A BLUE AND SANCAI-GLAZED POTTERY TRIPOD CENSER
TANG DYNASTY (618-907)
The somewhat compressed globular body raised on three amber-glazed paw supports and applied at mid-body atop a bow-string band with three foliate medallions alternating with three flower-form medallions applied on the shoulder, glazed in green, amber and ivory and reserved on a rich blue ground, the out-turned mouth rim streaked in blue, amber and ivory, and the interior washed with a pale amber glaze
8 in. (20.3 cm.) across, stand
Yin Chuan Tang Ltd., Hong Kong, 15 May, 1989.
Greenwald Collection no. 13.
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Gerald M. Greenwald, The Greenwald Collection, Two Thousand Years of Chinese Ceramics, 1996, no. 13.
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