A Celadon-glazed GUAN Incense Burner in the Style of Archaic Bronze Ritual Vessel (Gui)

Southern Song Dynasty

  • Medium:Porcelain
  • Year:Southern Song Dynasty (1127-1279)
  • Size:Height 7.20 CM, Rim Diameter 10.40 cm, Ear Distance 13.80 cm, Foot Diameter 6.70 cm


With a flared opening, plump rim and a slightly tightened neck, the Guishaped incense burner is potted with a bulging belly supported on a short foot ring and flanked by two lug handles of flat square section elongated vertically with a hanging angle. It is applied with thick milky celadon glaze (thicker at the bottom of its belly and foot ring), leaving the iron black biscuit exposed at the bottom, and covered with light yellow crackles of varied sizes.

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