A Chinese Sancai-Glazed Pottery Tripod Censer, Tang Dynasty

A Chinese Sancai-Glazed Pottery Tripod Censer, Tang Dynasty

618 to 907 China

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£12,000 gbp
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The compressed globular body supported on three short legs modelled in the form of lion paw feet, rising to the wide out-turned mouth, washed with green, blue and amber on a straw coloured ground falling short of the base.
Three spur marks to rim
Oxford Thermoluminescence Test no. 666r8
English private collection
Previously sold at Sotheby's 5th December, 1995, Lot 210
A related incense burner from the Oppenheim collection in the British Museum is illustrated in Oriental Ceramics, the Worlds Great Collections, vol., 1981, col.pl.11
Dimensions
Height 12.00 cm (4.72 inches)
Stock Code
1493
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