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Estimate: 1'400 GBP   |   Starting price: 950 GBP Price realized: 4'750 GBP
A LONGQUAN CÉLADON-GLAZED INCENSE BURNER
Song dynasty


A LONGQUAN CÉLADON-GLAZED INCENSE BURNER
Song dynasty
7,2 cm high
the globular body rising to a wide flared neck, set at the shoulders with a pair of stylized dragon-fish handles, covered overall with a rich olive-green glaze
Provenance: acquired before 1975.
For a similar piece in the Baur Fondation, Geneve, see M. Crick, Chinese Trade Ceramics for South-East Asia from the 1st to the 17th Century. Collection of Ambassador and Mrs Charles Müller, Milan 2010, n. 52); two similar pieces are illustrated in Chinese celadons and other related wares in Southeast Asia, Singapore 1979, pl. 55; see also U. Wiesner, Chinesische Keramik auf den Philippinen. Die Sammlung Eric E, Geiling, Colonia, pp. 118-119, n. 89.

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