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PROPERTY FROM THE JUNKUNC COLLECTION

A 'LONGQUAN' CELADON-GLAZED 'DRAGON' JAR AND A COVER SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY
Estimate
12,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 25,000 USD
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235

PROPERTY FROM THE JUNKUNC COLLECTION

A 'LONGQUAN' CELADON-GLAZED 'DRAGON' JAR AND A COVER SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY
Estimate
12,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 25,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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A 'LONGQUAN' CELADON-GLAZED 'DRAGON' JAR AND A COVER SOUTHERN SONG DYNASTY
the tall ovoid body with three graduated rounded ribs encircling the upper body, applied at the shoulder in high relief with a powerful dragon, its long sinuous body coiled around the sides in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl', poised with mighty paws set with outstretched talons gripped to the surface, with ferocious gaping jaws, bulbous eyes and long horns, the body carved with scale pattern and flaming mane, over a wide band overlapping upright lotus petals, all supported on a slightly tapered foot, the domed cover with undulating foliate rim surmounted by a bird-form finial, covered overak in a rich blue-green glaze, the unglazed footring and mouth rim burnt russet-brown in the firing (2)
Height 9  1/2  in., 24.1 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Stephen Junkunc, III (d. 1978).

Important Chinese Art

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New York