Unknown Artist

Censer on three feet

Location
Not on display
Further information

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

Place of origin
China
Period
China: Tang dynasty 618–907
Year
0618-0907
Media
Ceramic
Medium
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
Accession number
EC59.1962