12-03-2010 12-04-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2528B Boston
December 3, 2010 9:00AMCalender

Longquan Celadon Vase

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


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


China, Robert H. Ellsworth