A Longquan celadon Guan-type censer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 748. A Longquan celadon Guan-type censer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 5½ in. (14 cm.) wide. Estimate $10,000 - USD 15,000. Price Realized $12,500© Christie’s Image Ltd 2014.

The censer is potted with a compressed globular body, flared rim, and is flanked by a pair of inverted dragon handles. The vessel is covered allover in a greyish blue-green glaze, Japanese wood box.

Christie’s. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September 2014, New York, Rockefeller Plaza