Lot 15. A bronze tripod censer, Ming dynasty, 17th century. Diameter 7 5/8  in., 19.3 cmEstimate 15,000 — 20,000 USD. Lot sold 62,500 USD. Photo: Sotheby's.

the compressed globular body rising from three splayed feet to a short neck with a wide everted lipped rim, the bronze patinated to a deep brown, the underside cast with an apocryphal Xuande mark within a rectangle.

Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 3rd-4th May 1994, lot 394

Sotheby's. Monochrome, New York, 15 sept. 2015