Lot 755. A steatite tripod censer, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 6 3⁄4 in. (17.2 cm.) wide, cloth box. Estimate USD 6,000 – USD 8,000. Price realised USD 5,670. © Christie's 2022
The bulbous body with a short, waisted neck rising to a slightly everted rim, is raised on three cabriole legs cut with facets and terminating in upturned ends.
Provenance: Galaxie Art (B. K. Wong), Hong Kong, 19 October 1992.
Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 25 march 2022