A brown-glazed censer, Ming dynasty

Lot 235. A brown-glazed censer, Ming dynasty. Estimate 2,000 — 3,000 GBP. Lot sold 1,875 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's

 

the compressed globular body rising from a short spreading foot to an everted rim, set at the shoulder with a pair of lion mask handles and covered overall in a persimmon-brown glaze; 11 cm, 4 3/8 in.

ProvenanceCollection of Dr Otto Burchard, purchased in Beijing, 27th July 1945.
Sotheby's Paris, 9th June 2011, lot 51

 

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, Londres, 11 mai 2016, 10:00 AM