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Cizhou Censer

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1087
Sold for:
$4,148$3,500

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 04, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Cizhou Censer, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), the compressed globular body surmounted by a hexagonal neck with two upright handles, supported on tripod feet on a ring-shaped stand, dark and light brown details of mythical birds amidst clouds on a cream-colored ground, ht. 5 1/8 in.

Provenance: Ex-collection of Robert H. Ellsworth.
Estimate $400-600

Keywords

China, Robert H. Ellsworth, Chinese ceramics, Cream-colored Woodpecker, Hexagon

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