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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 708

    A MOLDED LONGQUAN CELADON SQUARE VASE

    YUAN/EARLY MING DYNASTY, 14TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A MOLDED LONGQUAN CELADON SQUARE VASE
    YUAN/EARLY MING DYNASTY, 14TH CENTURY
    Of square section, molded around the body with four reserves of immortals riding qilin, an ox and a deer, between molded panels of classic scroll along the top and floral scroll above the integral plinth, supported by eight ruyi head-form feet on a plain, integral stretcher
    8 1/8 in. (20.7 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, Hong Kong, 27 April 1999, lot 456.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private American Collection