A Longquan celadon garden seat Ming Dynasty | 明 龍泉青釉牡丹紋綉墩
10,000 - 15,000 GBP
A Longquan celadon garden seat
of tapering barrel form, the sides carved with four reserves, each enclosing a flowering peony plant growing from leafy scrolling stems on a combed ground, all between bands of bosses, the top with a diaper medallion, covered overall in a pale sea-green glaze
Height 41 cm, 16¼ in.
The stool has some minor glaze firing imperfections including burst glaze bubbles and small glaze pulls and a slight misfire to the colour of the glaze covering approximately half of the top and half of the peony band at the upper body, and glaze scratches.
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