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A large longquan celadon auspicious jar and cover Yuan-early Ming dynasties, 14th-15th century | 元至明早期 十四至十五世紀 龍泉窰青釉金玉滿堂蓋罐

Estimate:

20,000

to
- 30,000 EUR

A large longquan celadon auspicious jar and cover Yuan-early Ming dynasties, 14th-15th century | 元至明早期 十四至十五世紀 龍泉窰青釉金玉滿堂蓋罐

A large longquan celadon auspicious jar and cover Yuan-early Ming dynasties, 14th-15th century | 元至明早期 十四至十五世紀 龍泉窰青釉金玉滿堂蓋罐

Estimate:

20,000

to
- 30,000 EUR

Lot sold:

22,680

EUR

A large longquan celadon auspicious jar and cover

Yuan-early Ming dynasties, 14th-15th century


of baluster form, well carved in relief with four auspicious characters jin yu man tang ('May gold and jade fill your halls'), alternating with melon, peach, pomegranate and loquat repeated on the barbed rim cover, applied overall with a beautiful glaze of even celadon colour, save for the footrim and the recumbent dog finial left in the biscuit and burnt orange in the firing

(2)

36 cm, 14⅛ in.

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Rare jarre couverte inscrite des caractères jin yu man tang, dynastie Yuan-début de la dynastie Ming, XIVE-XVE siècle

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元至明早期 十四至十五世紀 龍泉窰青釉金玉滿堂蓋罐


(2)

36 公分, 14⅛英寸

Overall wear and scratching to the glaze, scattered firing flaws, glaze pulls, one ca. 1 cm burst glaze bubble on the shoulder. Scattered shallow chips, the largest ca. 2x1 cm. There is a hairline crack encircling the unglazed center inside the pot, and a hairline crack encircling the inside foot

The cover: overall wear, scratching to the glazed, firing imperfections, head of the unglazed lion finial missing, and a ca. 2 cm shallow chip to the inside rim.


中文內容僅供參考,請以英文原版為準。整體釉面有磨痕、劃痕,帶窰燒瑕疵及縮釉,器肩見一處爆釉,約1公分。有淺磕分佈,最大約2×1公分。一道細沖圍繞罐內中心露胎處,另一細沖見足沿內。蓋整體有磨痕,釉面有劃痕,帶窰燒瑕疵,蓋鈕獅頭缺失,蓋沿內有一淺磕,約2公分。


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Acquired from an important old Spanish family estate, Catalonia. 

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得自西班牙加泰隆尼亞重要家族舊藏

A closely related Longquan celadon jar but with the inscription Mei jiu qing xiang 'fine wine, clear and fragrant' is preserved in the Baur collection, Geneva, illustrated by John Ayers, The Baur Collection, Chinese Ceramics, Geneva, 1968, vol. 1, fig. A 108. Another with the inscription Fu gui shang an, 'May you have peace and prosperity forever', sold with Christie's Hong Kong, 29th May 2007, lot 1474.

Longquan jars of this type complete with their original cover are rare. Compare also a related celadon jar and cover, from the Fujita Museum, sold with Christie's New York, 15th March 2017, lot 502. 

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Collection Chinese Ceramics》,日內瓦,1968年,卷1,圖 A 108。 另見一例,題「富貴相安」款,售於香港佳士得,2007年5月29日,編號1474 

原蓋得以保存之龍泉青釉罐較罕見。另比較一例相似青釉蓋罐,為藤田美術館舊藏,售於紐約佳士得,2017年3月15日,編號502