Lot 151. A ‘Jun’ tripod censer, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368). Height 3 7/8 in., 9.8 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Lot sold 18,750 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.
The compressed globular body supported on three short cabriole legs, the short broad neck culminating in a wide angled galleried rim, covered overall in a thick milky-blue glaze, the tips of the feet left unglazed.
Provenance: Dr. Otto Burchard & Co., Berlin, 5th April 1930.
Collection of Alfred Max Panofsky (1899-1973), Germany, and thence by descent.
Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 16 sept. 2014