17 - 18 September 2015
A LONGQUAN CELADON TRIPOD CENSER
YUAN-MING DYNASTY, 14TH-15TH CENTURY
The tapering sides are raised on three cabriole legs and carved in relief with the Eight Trigrams. The exterior is covered with a glaze of sea-green color that continues over the rim into the unglazed interior, and over to the lower edge onto the base around an unglazed circle.
5 in. (12.7 cm.) diam., Japanese gilt-silver cover, Japanese wood box
Private collection, Japan, since the late 19th-early 20th century.
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