A moulded and carved Qingbai censer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

A moulded and carved Qingbai censer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate HK$100,000 – HK$150,000 ($12,967 - $19,450). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015

The censer is thinly potted with a columnar body applied with four moulded mask appliqués on the exterior, rising from a spreading foot carved with petals supported on six ruyi feet, surmounted by a broad everted foliate rim, covered overall with a pale bluish-white glaze. 5 in. (12.6 cm.) diam.

Provenance: Roger Keverne, London

Christie'sTHE PAVILION SALE - CHINESE CERAMICS & WORKS OF ART6 October 2015, 22nd Floor