A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'lotus' jar and cover, Late Yuan / early Ming dynasty | 元末 / 明初 龍泉窰青釉纏枝蓮紋蓋罐
Important Chinese Art from the Collection of Bruce Dayton and Ruth Stricker Dayton
A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'lotus' jar and cover
Late Yuan / early Ming dynasty
元末 / 明初 龍泉窰青釉纏枝蓮紋蓋罐
of compressed baluster form, the body freely carved with a stylized lotus scroll issuing furling leaves above a band of upright lappets encircling the base, the similarly decorated cover modeled as an undulating lotus pad with a stem-form knop, all covered with a translucent jade-green glaze pooling to a deeper tone in the recesses, the footring burnt orange (2)
Height overall 11 in., 27.9 cm
The cover and jar in overall good condition with expected firing imperfections, including a firing tear to the interior of the jar not visible on the exterior. Overall with minor wear to the surface.
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E & J Frankel Ltd., New York, 24th June 1999.
E & J Frankel Ltd.，紐約，1999年6月24日