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    Sale 13753

    Collected in America: Chinese Ceramics from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

    15 September 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 805

    A RARE YAOZHOU CELADON VASE, MEIPING

    JIN DYNASTY (1115-1234)

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    A RARE YAOZHOU CELADON VASE, MEIPING
    JIN DYNASTY (1115-1234)
    The body is carved with a wide band of leafy peony scroll, beneath a narrow band of leaf scroll and overlapping lappets on the shoulder and above the foot. The glaze is a pale olive-green color suffused with a fine crackle.
    14 1/8 in. (35.8 cm.) high


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    A related Yaozhou celadon meiping found at Longqiaogou, Fuping county, also dated to the Jin dynasty and currently in the Shaanxi History Museum, is illustrated in Complete Collection of Ceramic Art Unearthed in China, vol. 15, Shaanxi, Beijing, 2008, p. 194, no. 194.

    Provenance

    Mrs. Samuel T. Peters (1859-1943) Collection.
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1926.