Lot 55. A lavender-blue 'Jun' tripod censer, Jin-Yuan dynasty. Height 4 1/2 in., 11.4 cm. Estimate 30,000 — 50,000 USD. Unsold. Photo: Sotheby's.
he compressed globular body supported on three short cabriole legs, the short broad neck culminating in a wide angled galleried rim, covered with a lightly crackled and slightly translucent lavender-blue glaze of even tone with a fine glossy surface extending over the interior and exterior and completely covering the base, thinning at the rim to a pale mushroom color, the tips of the feet left unglazed
Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, November 1986.
Sotheby's. Monochrome, New York, 15 sept. 2015