Lot 1062. A large sancai-glazed pottery tripod censer, Tang dynasty (AD 618-907); 8 3⁄4 in. (22.4 cm.) diam. Price realised USD 8,190 (Estimate USD 10,000 – USD 15,000). © Christie's 2022
The rounded body is raised on three paw feet and incised with double lines on the shoulder. The body is covered with irregular large splashes of green glaze surrounded by smaller splashes of amber glaze which streak unevenly below the amber-glazed, waisted neck and green-glazed rim.
Property From The Collection Of Mr. And Mrs McLendon.
Provenance: In New York prior to 1998.
The result of Oxford thermoluminescence test no. C198p55 dated 17 June 1998 is consistent with the dating of this lot.
Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 25 march 2022