Dimensions: 7.8cm high, 11.8cm diameter
– A private French collection
– Piasa Auctions, Paris
The cylindrical, slightly shorter body rising from three short ‘ruyi’-shaped feet to an everted rim. The body divided by three horizonal ribs; the central band decorated with a key-fret pattern and ‘taotie’ masks. The censer is covered overall in a transparent, deep ivory glaze.
Compare a similar censer of ‘lian’ form, illustrated in ‘Dehua Wares Collected by the Palace Museum I’, The Forbidden City Publishing House, 2016 p. 253.