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A 'Longquan' celadon mallet vase
Southern Song dynasty
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 18,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
142
A 'Longquan' celadon mallet vase
Southern Song dynasty
Estimate
12,00018,000
LOT SOLD. 18,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A 'Longquan' celadon mallet vase
Southern Song dynasty
of mallet shape, the cylindrical body rising from a recessed base to an angled shoulder, surmounted by a tall columnar neck with flattened wide everted mouthrim, flanked by stylized phoenix-head handles, covered overall in an even pale blue-green glaze
6 3/8 in., 16.1 cm
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Provenance

Nagatani Ltd., Chicago.

Catalogue Note

Similar vases are illustrated in Yutaka Mino and Katherine Tsiang, Ice and Green Clouds. Traditions of Chinese Celadon, Indianapolis Museum of Art, 1986, nos. 78(c)-(h), where the author notes that vases of this type have been highly valued by Japanese collectors since the Kamakura period.

The Concordia House Collection: Fine Chinese Jades and Important Works of Art from a Midwestern Family

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New York