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Title

Censer on three feet

0618-0907

Artists

Unknown Artist

  • 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
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

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  • 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

  • Places

    Where the work was made

    China

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

    • 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

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 2 publications

    • 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.