3082
3082
A RARE LONGQUAN CELADON BRUSH WASHER
SONG DYNASTY
Estimate
400,000600,000
LOT SOLD. 3,250,000 HKD
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3082
A RARE LONGQUAN CELADON BRUSH WASHER
SONG DYNASTY
Estimate
400,000600,000
LOT SOLD. 3,250,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

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A RARE LONGQUAN CELADON BRUSH WASHER
SONG DYNASTY
with straight sides tapering to a wide everted rim, all supported on a short tapering foot, applied overall save for the unglazed footring with a pale bluish-green glaze suffused with golden crackles
11 cm, 4 1/4  in.
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Provenance

A South African private collection, acquired in the 1950s, and thence by descent to an English private collector.
Bonhams London, 14th May 2007, lot 117.

Catalogue Note

The album Jingtao yungu [Refined ceramics of collected antiquity] includes a painting of a closely related washer in the Qing court collection, together with a description of its size, shape and colour; see Yu Peichin, De jia qu. Qianlong Huangdi de taoci pinwei/Obtaining Refined Enjoyment: The Qianlong Emperor’s Taste in Ceramics, National Palace Museum, Taipei, 2012, p. 225 (accession no. Gu hua 3652), together a comparable Longquan washer, dated to the Southern Song dynasty, in the collection of the National Palace Museum, Taipei, cat. no. 104 (Gu ci 13900). A closely related but larger Longquan celadon brush washer from the Brodie Lodge, Robert E. Barron III and Linyushanren collections, was sold several times at auction, most recently at Christie's New York, 15th September 2016, lot 719.

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