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    Sale 2269

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    19 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 710

    A LONGQUAN CELADON 'HUNDRED RIB' JAR, GUAN

    MING DYNASTY, 14TH-15TH CENTURY

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    A LONGQUAN CELADON 'HUNDRED RIB' JAR, GUAN
    MING DYNASTY, 14TH-15TH CENTURY
    The heavily-potted jar of compressed form, molded with vertical ribs extending from below the short neck to the thick foot, covered overall with a glaze of sea-green tone thinning to pale green on the ribs
    9 in. (22.9 cm.) high, box


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    A similar jar of closely related size (24.5 cm. high), is illustrated by J. Pope, Chinese Porcelains from the Ardebil Shrine, Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. 1956, pl. 130, no. 29.650, where it is dated to the 14th century.

    Provenance

    Luen Chai Ltd., Hong Kong, 1970-80s.