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A 'LONGQUAN' CELADON TRIPOD CENSER SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY |

Estimate
15,000 - 20,000 GBP
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Description

  • Width 9.5 cm, 3 3/4  in. 
the compressed globular body rising from three short tapering legs to a short straight neck and broad everted rim, each leg with a narrow flange running up to a band at the shoulder, covered overall with an even matte blue-green glaze

Provenance

Sotheby's New York, 7th November 1980, lot 153.
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Bernat, New York.

Exhibited

Chinese Ceramics of the Sung Dynasty (960-1279), The Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire, Exhibition April 11 - May 31, 1959, no. 34. 
On loan to the Museum of Fine Art, Boston (according to catalogue entry).
Shiruku Rōdo kotōji ten [Exhibition of Ceramics from the Silk Road], September 17 – 23, 1981, Art Gallery on the 8th Floor of Matsuzakaya Honten, Nagoya.



Literature

Kristian Jacobsen and Charles E. Buckley, Chinese Ceramics of the Sung Dynasty, Manchester, New Hampshire, 1959, pl. 34.
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