Lot 120. A carved Qingbai censer and a small Longquan tripod censer ; Qingbai censer: Northern Song dynasty (960-1127), Longquan censer: Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate HKD 40,000 - HKD 60,000 (USD 5,181 - USD 7,771). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.
The Longquan censer is covered overall with a thick, crackled glaze of sea-green tone, the interior with three apertures connecting to the feet; the qingbai censer is carved on the globular sides with a band of floral motifs, applied to the exterior with a clear glaze of pale bluish-white tone, the interior and base are unglazed revealing the fine white body with small brown specks. qingbai: 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm.) high; Longquan: 3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm.) wide.
The property of an American collector.
Christie's. The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 4 October 2016, Hong Kong