A Longquan celadon tripod censer Ming Dynasty | 明 龍泉青釉冲耳三足爐
15,000 - 20,000 GBP
A Longquan celadon tripod censer
the compressed globular body supported on three short feet and rising to a waisted shoulder and galleried rim with two upright handles, covered overall in a brilliant seafoam-green glaze, with a later Japanese lacquer cover
Width 21.5 cm, 8¾ in.
The censer has a 5mm., hairline firing crack to the rim and some adhered kiln grit to the underside of the base and some minor light glaze scratches.
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