This is a Han dynasty funerary pottery tripod censer of grey colour, painted with pigment. There are traces of red and white colour pigment on the body as well as on the edge. The tripod censer stands on three short pediform feet. The holes above the body and the raising of the three feet suggests that it may have been used as an incense burner. Such tripod censer in good condition is hard to come by.
Provenance: DoveBid Auction, Nov 2003.
The tripod censer is in good condition. Minor firing fault, abrasion and fading to part of the pigment. No crack, chip, repair or restoration.
The measurement of the tripod censer is:. The height is 8cm, the diameter of the body is 16cm and the diameter of the mouth is 3.5cm
Shipping: Buyer will bear the cost of shipping with insurance.