• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 342

    A LONGQUAN CELADON PEAR-SHAPED VASE, YUHUCHUNPING

    YUAN/EARLY MING DYNASTY, 13TH-15TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LONGQUAN CELADON PEAR-SHAPED VASE, YUHUCHUNPING
    YUAN/EARLY MING DYNASTY, 13TH-15TH CENTURY
    The pear-shaped body raised on a knife-pared foot and surmounted by a slender neck rising to a flared mouth, covered overall with a glaze of even pale olive-green tone, the unglazed foot ring burnt orange in the firing
    9 7/8 in. (25 cm.) high, wood stand, box


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    A similar, though slightly larger (26.3 cm.) vase was sold in these rooms, 19 March 2008, lot 562.

    Provenance

    Formerly J.M. Hu Collection.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN EAST COAST COLLECTION