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PROPERTY FROM A MARYLAND PRIVATE COLLECTION

A CARVED AND RETICULATED CELADON-GLAZED 'LONGQUAN' GARDEN SEAT
MING DYNASTY
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 USD
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782

PROPERTY FROM A MARYLAND PRIVATE COLLECTION

A CARVED AND RETICULATED CELADON-GLAZED 'LONGQUAN' GARDEN SEAT
MING DYNASTY
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

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A CARVED AND RETICULATED CELADON-GLAZED 'LONGQUAN' GARDEN SEAT
MING DYNASTY
of barrel-form, with a narrow base and a slightly domed top, the sides carved and pierced with two frolicking Buddhist lions divided by two sprays of palmette leaves, each lion with a brocade ball amidst cloud wisps, between bands of stylized flowerheads and two rows of raised floriform bosses, the top incised with a square diaper ground, the sides incised with a peony scroll, all under a pale jade green glaze pooling in the recesses
Height 14 1/2  in., 37 cm
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Provenance

Washington D.C. Private Collection.

Catalogue Note

Compare two pairs of garden seats of this design sold in these rooms: the first sold 25th October 1975, lot 166, and again June 18th 1980, lot 363, the second sold 11th May 1978, lot 169. See also a related example in wucai enamels published in John Ayers, The Baur Collection: Chinese Ceramics: Ming Porcelains, and Other Wares, vol. 2, Geneva, 1999, pl. A 238. 

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