26 March 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 17,500
Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 18,000
A RARE SMALL LONGQUAN CELADON TRUMPET-NECKED BALUSTER VASE
SOUTHERN SONG/YUAN DYNASTY, 12TH-13TH CENTURY
Delicately carved around the upper body with floral scroll above a band of petals rising from the foot and below a series of concentric rings encircling the trumpet-shaped neck, covered overall and on the base with a crackled glaze of blue-green tone, the foot rim left unglazed exposing the buff ware burnt orange in the firing
9 15/16 in. (25.2 cm.) high, two Japanese wood boxes
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