17 March 2017
A RARE LARGE FAHUA RETICULATED TRIPOD CENSER
LATE MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY
The cylindrical censer is raised on three cabriole legs and the reticulated sides have a continuous peony meander below pierced quatrefoils at the rim. The exterior is glazed turquoise, dark blue and cream.
10 5/8 in. (27 cm.) diam.
William C. Alexander (1848-1937) Collection.
Christie's London, 8 June 1992, lot 82.
Sotheby's London, 9 November 2011, lot 503.
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Exhibition of Early Chinese Pottery and Porcelain 1910, London, 1911, pl. L, no. G.14.
London, Burlington Fine Arts Club, Early Chinese Pottery and Porcelain, 1910, no. G.14.
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