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Longquan Celadon Vase

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1110
Sold for:
$6,518$5,500

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 04, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Longquan Celadon Vase, China, Ming dynasty (1368-1644), of archaic drinking vessel hu shape, the body boldly carved with stylized taotie masks, below a band of horned creatures in pursuit of a pearl around the waisted shoulder, further below a band of intertwining chilong around the faceted neck, flanked by two ear-shaped lug handles with fixed rings, covered by a sea-green glaze, ht. 5 1/8 in.

Provenance: Ex-collection of Robert H. Ellsworth.
Estimate $400-600

Kiln flaws to the sides

Keywords

China, Robert H. Ellsworth, Celadon, Chinese ceramics, Korean pottery, Longquan celadon, Porcelain, Pottery

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