A sancai censer, Tang dynasty 唐 三彩五足爐
50,000 to - 70,000 HKD
Property from the collection of Quincy Chuang 莊貴侖收藏
A sancai censer,
There is a couple of tiny chips to the rim, the largest measuring approx. 0.7cm. Typical glaze flakes, predominantly to the rim and foot ring largest measuring approx. 1.5cm. Expected minor original firing imperfections.
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See a similar censer, formerly in the collection of Stephen Junkunc III, now in the Walter C. Sedgwick Foundation, on loan to Harvard University Art Museums from 1999-2006, object no. 2006.170.272, illustrated on https://hvrd.art/o/188084. Another example was excavated in 1984 from a Tang dynasty kiln site in Gongyi, Henan province. For line drawing, see Zhongyuan Wenwu [Cultural Relics of Central China], no. 4, 1992, p. 60, fig. 9.8.
Walter C. Sedgwick 承產藏一類例，原屬瓊肯三世收藏，1999至2006年間借展於哈佛藝術博物館，圖載於 https://hvrd.art/o/188084（館藏編號2006.170.272）。河南鞏義市唐代遺址於1984年亦出土一相類爐，見《中原文物》，1992年，第4期，頁60，圖版9.8。