Lot 309
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TWO YUE CELADON BOXES AND COVERS FIVE DYNASTIES – SONG DYNASTY |

Estimate
80,000 - 120,000 HKD
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Description

  • 13.8 and 14 cm, 5 3/8  and 5 1/2  in.
each of circular form, one raised on a splayed foot and carved in relief on the cover with a pair of phoenix against floral scrolls; the other supported on a shorter footring, the cover decorated with a coiling dragon

Provenance

Sotheby's London, 20th June 2001, lot 56.
Tai Sing Fine Antiques Ltd, Hong Kong, 17th July 2001.

Catalogue Note

A similar Yue celadon box with a design of phoenix is in the collection of the Nien Hsi Foundation, illustrated in Special Exhibition of Early Chinese Greenware: Principally Yueh Ware, Taipei Museum of History, 1996, pl. 111.
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