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A RARE LARGE 'LONGQUAN' CELADON MEIPING
EARLY MING DYNASTY
stoutly potted, the baluster body rising from a spreading foot to rounded shoulders and a short narrow tapering neck with rolled rim, incised with two narrow double-line borders to the shoulder and lower body, covered overall in a glaze of brilliant sea-green colour
36.5 cm, 14 1/2  in.
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Catalogue Note

Notable for its luminous and even celadon glaze, this vase is unusual for the pair of parallel lines incised on the shoulders and above the foot. Three jars of this type but of slightly larger size and lacking the incised lines, in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, were included in the Museum’s exhibition Green Longquan Celadon of the Ming Dynasty, Taipei, 2009, cat. nos 65, 66 and 67; one from the collection of Dr. Yokogawa Tamisuke, now in the Tokyo National Museum, is published in Illustrated Catalogue of Tokyo National Museum: Chinese Ceramics II, Tokyo, 1990, pl. 486; another was sold in these rooms, 10th October 2004, lot 561; and a further example was sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 1st November 1994, lot 18.

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