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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 707

    A LONGQUAN CELADON PEAR-SHAPED VASE WITH RING HANDLES

    SOUTHERN SONG/YUAN DYNASTY, 12TH-14TH CENTURY

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    A LONGQUAN CELADON PEAR-SHAPED VASE WITH RING HANDLES
    SOUTHERN SONG/YUAN DYNASTY, 12TH-14TH CENTURY
    The pear-shaped body decorated in relief with a band of foliate meander, the undulating leafy stem alternately bearing lotus and peony blossoms above a bow-string border and a band of upright petals, the slender neck with two triple bow-string bands, the lower one applied with a pair of dragon heads with upturned snouts suspending fixed rings, all below a flared mouth with galleried rim covered overall with a glaze of soft sea-green color thinning on the raised areas
    10¼ in. (26 cm.) high, box


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    Provenance

    Acquired in Japan in the 1980s.


    Pre-Lot Text

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