A Longquan celadon tripod incense burner Song dynasty | 宋 龍泉青釉鼎式爐
Property from the Houlezhai Collection
A Longquan celadon tripod incense burner
h. 9.6 cm
The incense burner is in good overall condition. There is general wear to the glaze, especially to the rim and extremities. There are typical firing imperfections, including a grit to the base.
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Collection of Dr Carl Kempe (1884-1967).
Sotheby's London, 5th November 2008, lot 541 (part lot).
Bo Gyllensvärd, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964, pl. 132.
Bo Gyllensvärd，《Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection》，斯德哥爾摩，1964年，圖版132