Lot 1044. A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Yuan-Ming dynasty (1279-1644); 5 in. (12.8 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000. Price realised USD 10,625. © Christie’s Images Limited 2019.
The deep sides are raised on three cabriole legs and carved in relief with the Eight Trigrams, bagua, between raised bands. The exterior is covered with a glaze of sea-green color that continues over the rim into the partially glazed interior, and over the lower edge onto the base around an unglazed circle in the center, Japanese wood box.
Property from the Linyushanren Collection.