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PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

A CARVED 'LONGQUAN' CELADON-GLAZED 'PEONY' GUAN AND COVER MING DYNASTY, EARLY 15TH CENTURY
Estimate
50,00070,000
LOT SOLD. 56,250 USD
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PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

A CARVED 'LONGQUAN' CELADON-GLAZED 'PEONY' GUAN AND COVER MING DYNASTY, EARLY 15TH CENTURY
Estimate
50,00070,000
LOT SOLD. 56,250 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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A CARVED 'LONGQUAN' CELADON-GLAZED 'PEONY' GUAN AND COVER MING DYNASTY, EARLY 15TH CENTURY
sturdily potted, of wide baluster form swelling generously from a short, slightly tapered foot, the lobed sides freely incised with eight leafing peony blossoms, all above a wide band of stiff upright-leaf lappets, the domed cover with similar fluted and carved decoration encircling the low conical knop, a flowerhead medallion impressed on the underside, covered overall with a thick even glaze of sea-green color, the unctuous bubble-suffused glaze pooling to a deeper green in the recesses, stopping short of the unglazed foot, revealing the pale gray body burnt reddish-orange in the firing (2)
Height 12 1/2  in., 30.5 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Edmund Odon Fisher, Esq.
Sotheby's London, 26th June 1973, lot 213.
Sotheby's Hong Kong, 21st May 1979, lot 32.
Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Chia.
Sotheby's Hong Kong, 5th November 1996, lot 651.

Important Chinese Art

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