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JUMP TO LOT
JUMP TO LOT

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A RARE 'YAOZHOU' BOTTLE VASE
SONG DYNASTY
the rounded sides rising from a spreading foot to a waisted neck applied with two dragon mask handles, to a flaring rim, carved with a design of lotus below four horizontal ribs below a key fret at the rim, covered in an olive-green glaze pooling to a deeper colour in the carved recesses
28.3 cm, 11 1/8  in.
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Provenance

Acquired in Hong Kong in 1986.

Catalogue Note

Compare a Yaozhou vase of this form but with a reduced neck and carved on the body with a floral scroll, in the Palace Museum, Beijing, illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum. Porcelain of the Song Dynasty (I), Hong Kong, 1996, pl. 93.

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