3671
3671

PROPERTY OF A LADY

A LONGQUAN CARVED CELADON JAR
YUAN DYNASTY
Estimate
250,000300,000
LOT SOLD. 325,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
3671

PROPERTY OF A LADY

A LONGQUAN CARVED CELADON JAR
YUAN DYNASTY
Estimate
250,000300,000
LOT SOLD. 325,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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Hong Kong

A LONGQUAN CARVED CELADON JAR
YUAN DYNASTY
robustly potted, of baluster form with a tapered neck decorated with overlapping striated triangular motifs, carved around the sides with panels of flowers of the four seasons, alternating with panels of characters jin yu man tang ('May gold and jade fill your halls'), beneath a continuous border of scrolling clouds, all between bands of formalised petals around the neck and base, covered overall with a thick rich green glaze
27.5 cm, 10 7/8  in.
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Provenance

Sotheby's Hong Kong, 27th/28th April 1993, lot 29.

Catalogue Note

Jars of this type, but with the central panels carved between various borders, include one with a cover, decorated with the characters mei jiu qing xiang (excellent wine, clear and fragrant), illustrated in John Ayers, Chinese Ceramics in the Baur Collection, vol. 1, Geneva, 1999, pl. 45; another sold at Christie’s Hong Kong, 31st October 2000, lot 860; and two jars sold in our London rooms, 1st/2nd April 1974, lot 134, and, 18th June 1968, lot 17, from the collection of Thomas Cadett CBE.

Important Chinese Art

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Hong Kong