Lot 144: Two ChineseLongquan Celadon Censers Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)
December 9, 2016
Washington, DC, USALive Auction
Two ChineseLongquan Celadon Censers
Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)
The first, archaic bronze form with overall crackle olive-green glaze; the second, cylindrical form carved with peony blossoms and vines on a bluish-green glazed ground, raised on three short feet and each with unglazed foot or ring base; together with hardwood covers.
The first with glazed over firing cracks to both upright handles; the second with some glaze craquelure and age cracks.
Height of taller: 3-3/4 in (9.5 cm)Property of Various Owners
The first, with age crack running from the underside up the side to the rim and a small area of white pigment fill; the second in overall good condition, except as noted.
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