London, South Kensington
10 September 2009
A CELADON GLAZED TRIPOD CENSER, MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)
of compressed form, moulded to the exterior with bands of trigrams below a border of raised nodes to the rim, the interior left unglazed to the centre with impressed foliate decoration, the body and three beast-head supports covered in a thick deep olive glaze -- 12¼in. (31cm.) wide.
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