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    Sale 12292

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part II

    11 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 665

    A LARGE LONGQUAN CELADON JAR AND COVER

    YUAN-MING DYNASTY, 14TH CENTURY

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    A LARGE LONGQUAN CELADON JAR AND COVER
    YUAN-MING DYNASTY, 14TH CENTURY
    The jar is carved with a wide band of peony scroll above a petal band encircling the base, the cover similarly carved. It is covered all over in a celadon glaze of bluish-green tone pooling a deeper colour in places.
    9 7/8 in. (25 cm.) high


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    A comparable celadon jar, with no cover, is in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, accession number 712-1803.