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PROPERTY FROM THE XINYANGTANG COLLECTION

A LONGQUAN CELADON VASE
SONG DYNASTY
Estimate
100,000150,000
LOT SOLD. 150,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
602

PROPERTY FROM THE XINYANGTANG COLLECTION

A LONGQUAN CELADON VASE
SONG DYNASTY
Estimate
100,000150,000
LOT SOLD. 150,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A LONGQUAN CELADON VASE
SONG DYNASTY
the globular body rising from a short tapered foot to a tall neck and everted dished rim, covered overall save for the footring in a sage-green glaze
14.9 cm, 5 7/8  in.
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Provenance

Collection of Dr Carl Kempe (1884-1967).
Sotheby's London, 5th November 2008, lot 542.

Literature

Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964, pl. 96.

Catalogue Note

A small Southern Song Longquan celadon vase of this exquisite form, from the collections of Mrs Alfred Clark and Edward T. Chow, was sold in these rooms, 16th December 1980, lot 299, and is illustrated in Regina Krahl, Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection, vol. 1, London, 1994, pl. 555. Another slightly smaller vase of similar shape, in the Longquan City Museum, is included in Zhongguo taoci quanji, vol. 8, Shanghai, 1999, pl. 73; and a related vase with a less globular body but similar long neck is published in Chinese Ceramics in the Idemitsu Collection, Tokyo, 1987, pl. 456.

A related vase was discovered in a Yuan tomb at Dongxi, Jianyang county, Sichuan province, and is published in Wenwu, 1987, no. 2, pl. 7, fig. 3. Compare also another included in Ireneus Laszlo Legeza, A Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue of the Malcolm Macdonald Collection of Chinese Ceramics,  London, 1972, nos 92 and 93; and another in the Michel Calmann collection, now in the Musée Guimet, Paris, illustrated in Terra de neige, de Glace, et d'Ombre, Taipei, 1999, cat. no. 33. See also a vase sold in these rooms, 20th November 1985, lot 5; and another two sold in our London rooms, 7th June 2000, lot. 114; and 16th May 2007, lot 205, the latter from the collection of Sir H. Ingram.

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