A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644)

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Lot 319. A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644). Height 5 3/4  in., 14.6 cm; Width 6 1/2  in., 16.5 cmEstimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot sold 17,500 USD. © Sotheby's

the thickly potted globular body supported on three cabriole-shaped legs and surmounted by a short upright neck with everted rim applied on the shoulders with D-shaped loop handles, covered overall with a thick green glaze, the base pierced with a circular aperture and encircled by a thick unglazed ring, three spurs on the interior, wood cover (2)

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. New York, 19 march 2013