A Longquan Guan-Typed Censer of Southern Song Dynasty.
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A Longquan Li-typed censer was in fine crackled glaze which in imitating the favourable Guan wares.
In tripod form, the Longquan censer was preserved in perfect condition when icy wires were spread immensely.
The incursions were happened to the thinner portions of the glaze and on the ridges.
The body clay revealed was in grayish white tint which was a characteristic of Song Dynasty.
A shard in documentation owned the same glaze's characteristic was authenticated as Guan-type ware of Southern Song Dynasty.
Date: Southern Song Dynasty, 11th-12th century
Height: 8.5cm, Body Width: 8.9cm.