• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 2711

    The Imperial Sale, Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1885

    A LARGE CARVED LONGQUAN CELADON VASE

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LARGE CARVED LONGQUAN CELADON VASE
    EARLY MING DYNASTY, 15TH CENTURY

    The elongated globular body boldly carved on the shoulder with a wide band of composite floral scrolls bearing four large blossoms above a band of thin petals on the lower body, the trumpet neck with a band of upright plantain leaves below ribbed bands, all raised on a foot moulded in imitation of a stand, covered with a thick glaze of sea-green tone
    22 5/8 in. (57.5 cm.) high, Japanese wood box


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Contact the department

    Provenance

    An important Japanese private collection