Asian Art Auction

December 04, 2017

LOT 160

Lot 160

A Painted Pottery Tripod Censer, Han Dynasty

A Painted Pottery Tripod Censer, Han Dynasty
Lot 160 Details
A Painted Pottery Tripod Censer, Han Dynasty

Unglazed with sections of blue, red and white paint, the censer supported on three bear-shaped legs, fired with a protruding lip around the body and two everted squared loop handles, the cover cleverly fashioned with a loose ring looped onto the finial
6.1 x 3 in — 15.5 x 7.5 cm
With old Ritchies tag

Estimate $800-$1,000

Realised: $2,640
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?


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LOT 160

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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