Lot 167. A fine lavender-glazed Junyao tripod censer, Yuan-early Ming dynasty. D. 14 cm. Estimate 5.000/8.000 €. Lot sold 14.000 €. Courtesy Nagel
Provenance: Property from an European private collection.
Note: A Junyao tripod censer of similar form, raised on slightly taller feet issuing from animal masks is illustrated in Sekai toji zenshu, vol. 12, Tokyo, 1977, p. 72, no. 63. See, also, the related Junyao tripod censers illustrated by J. Ayers, The Baur Collection, vol. 1, Geneva, 1968, nos. A 37 and 38, and a purple-splashed example with unusually tall cylindrical neck, no. A 35.
Nagel. "Asiatische Kunst - Salzburg", 06.12.2017