Brûle-parfum tripode en grès Jun vert . Chine, dynastie Jin (1115-1234). Estimate €40,000 – €60,000. Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2014
The vessel is sturdily potted with a compressed globular body and a wide flat rim, all supported on three short cabriole legs. It is covered in a pale celadon glaze suffused with a very fine network of bubbles and crackles, giving the surface an overall soft-textured appearance. 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) high
Provenance: The Capelo Collection of Early Ceramics.
Literature: Francisco Capelo & Regina Krahl, Forms of Pleasure: Chinese Ceramics from Burial to Daily Life, p. 155, no. 58.
Exhibited: Museu Nacional do Azulejo, From Ritual to Daily Use. Chinese Ceramic from Francisco Capelo Collection, Lisbon, June 2009, catalogue no. 58.
A GREEN JUN-WARE TRIPOD CENSER. CHINA, JIN DYNASTY (1115-1234)
CHRISTIE’S. ART D’ASIE, 10 December 2014, Paris