Chinese Ming Dynasty 'Bell-Based' Incense Burner
Ceramic, 520 grams, 23 cm. Ming Dynasty, 1368-1644 AD. A green and ochre glazed ceramic incense burner formed with a broad dished cup, stem with central rib and bell-shaped base. Reference: cf. many forms of ancient lamp and incense burners illustrated in Tregear, M. Catalogue of Chinese Greenware in the Ashmolean Museum Oxford, Oxford, 1976. Very fine condition. Provenance: from an old English collection.