A longquan celadon vase Ming Dynasty | 明 龍泉青釉弦紋雙耳瓶
10,000 - 15,000 GBP
A longquan celadon vase
the pear-shaped body rising from a short spreading foot to a tall trumpet neck set with a pair of square handles suspending fixed rings, covered overall with a pale bluish-green glaze
Height 31.3 cm, 12¼ in.
The vase has a circa 19cm., hairline rim crack extending diagonally from the rim down to the side of one handle and ending just above the key-fret band at the shoulder, a 1.5cm., oval area of glaze miss-fire to one handle and minor glaze firing imperfections and glaze scratches.
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Jean-Paul Desroches, Two Americans in Paris, A Quest for Asian Art, 2016, Paris, no. 390.
Jean-Paul Desroches編《Two Americans in Paris，A Quest for Asian Art》，2016年，巴黎，圖版390
From the Land of Asia, Pointe-à-Callière Museum, Montréal, 17 November 2016 - 19 March 2017
From the Land of Asia, Kimbell Art Museum, Texas, 4 March – 19 August 2018
《From the Land of Asia》，Pointe-à-Callière 博物館，蒙特利爾，2016年11月17 - 2017年3月19日
《From the Land of Asia》，Kimbell美術館，德克薩斯，2018年3月4 - 8月19日