05 novembre 2015

A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

A Longquan celadon tripod censer, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279). Estimate £4,000 – £6,000 ($6,168 - $9,252). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015 The compressed body is raised on three slightly splayed, conical supports and is surmounted by a cylindrical neck rising to the flat, everted rim, with three narrow flanges beginning at a slight ridge on the shoulder and trailing down each leg. The censer is covered overall with a soft green glaze of even tone with some crackles. 5 ¼ in. (13.3 cm.) wide ... [Lire la suite]