A 'Yue' Green-Glazed 'Lion' Incense Burner, Western Jin Dynasty (265 - 316)

Lot 213. A 'Yue' Green-Glazed 'Lion' Incense Burner, Western Jin Dynasty (265 - 316). Estimate 4,000 — 6,000 GBP. Lot sold 22,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's

naturalistically modelled as a lion crouching on all fours with head raised, pierced with a trumpet-shaped aperture to the back, covered overall in a pale green glaze; 13cm., 5 1/8 in.

ProvenanceBarling, London, 22nd March 1960.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, Londres, 07 nov. 2012