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A 'Longquan' Celadon 'Buddhist Lion' Censer And Cover, 14th Century - Photo Sotheby's

moulded in the form of a square box on a balcony supported on a pedestal, the sides of the box carved with leafy floral sprays, the flat cover surmounted by a recumbent Buddhist lion with one paw resting on a beribboned brocade ball, covered overall with a sea-green glaze, Japanese wood box. Quantité: 6 - 22.9cm., 9in. Estimation: 25,000 - 35,000 GBP

PROVENANCE: A Japanese Private Collection.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. London | 07 nov. 2012 www.sothebys.com