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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 686

    A RARE LARGE GREEN-GLAZED STONEWARE VASE, YUHUCHUNPING

    SUI DYNASTY (581-618)

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    A RARE LARGE GREEN-GLAZED STONEWARE VASE, YUHUCHUNPING
    SUI DYNASTY (581-618)
    Of pear shape with long, tapered neck rising to the flared mouth rim, covered overall with a finely crackled glaze of bright green tone continuing to the edge of the foot, the base left unglazed
    17 3/8 in. (44.1 cm.) high, box


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    Compare a similar vase of slightly larger size (51.1 cm.) with bulbous mouth, also dated to the Sui dynasty, sold in these rooms, 18 September 2003, lot 205.

    The result of Oxford Authentication Ltd. thermoluminescence test number P103g2 is consistent with the dating of this lot.

    Provenance

    Acquired in Hong Kong circa 2000.