• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

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

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1339

    A RARE SMALL LONGQUAN CELADON TRUMPET-NECKED BALUSTER VASE

    SOUTHERN SONG/YUAN DYNASTY, 12TH-13TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    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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    Provenance

    By repute, the collection of Lord Honda of Aki province.