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Title

Censer on three feet


Artists

Unknown Artist


About

The sides of this jar are ornamented with horizontally grooved lines and the vessel is supported on three small shaped feet. This may well be a ceramic model of an incense-jar in bronze or other metal. Other examples are known with lids.

Jackie Menzies, 'Early Chinese Art', AGNSW, 1983. cat. no. XXXVI


Details


Place where the work was made

China


Period

Tang dynasty 618 - 907 → China


Date

0618-0907


Media category

Ceramic


Materials used

earthenware with green glaze


Dimensions

9.3 cm diam. of mouth; 9.6 x 10.0 cm


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Mr Sydney Cooper 1962


Location

Not on display


Accession number

EC59.1962



Place

Where the work was made
China

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


  • Chinese Ceramics, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 11 Aug 1965–12 Sep 1965

  • Early Chinese art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 26 Feb 1983–08 May 1983


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


Mr V V W Fretwell, Mr L G Harrison, Ivan McMeekin and J. Hepburn Myrtle (Compilators), Chinese ceramics, Sydney, 1965, 18, 36 (illus.). cat.no. 23, plate no. 5

Jackie Menzies, Early Chinese Art, Sydney, 1983, (illus.) not paginated. cat.no. XXXVI. See 'Further Information' for text.