Chinese longquan censer
12.5cms diam.
Southern Song/Yuan dynasty
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A rare Chinese longquan guan-
type censer, or flower stand,
standing on five cloud-shaped
feet, with five raised bosses
to the rim, covered in a
rich, thick crackled bluish
green glaze.
One boss has a small chip,
exposing the grey stoneware

This is a rare shape. Another
example is a guanyao bowl in
the Percival David
Foundation, British Museum.

Nicholas S Pitcher | Chinese Antiques, Porcelain, Pottery and Bronzes