Near Pair of Celadon Covered Jars, China, both with tapering ovoid body, rounded shoulders, and short straight neck, two crescent-form handles in relief at the sides, and shallow domed covers, six-character Qianlong mark on bases, ht. 8 1/2 and 8 1/4 in.
Provenance: From the collection of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Thayer.
Note: Similar sold at Christie's London, November 8, 2011, Lot 323, and Sotheby's Hong Kong, April 4, 2012, Lot 14.
Both covers with superficial glaze cracks, one with 1/2 in hairline crack and damage to glaze on inside rim, one vase with several deep firing flaws allover and a 3/4 in hairline at the rim.
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