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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 513

    A YAOZHOU CELADON CARVED EWER

    POSSIBLY FIVE DYNASTIES PERIOD

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    A YAOZHOU CELADON CARVED EWER
    POSSIBLY FIVE DYNASTIES PERIOD
    The globular body tapering towards the spreading foot and deeply carved and incised around the sides with a leafy peony stem bearing one large, lush blossom positioned below the curved spout that rises from the shoulder on one side of the tall neck opposite the arched strap handle that terminates in one of the leaves on the body, with a deep groove below the sharp edge of the shoulder which is incised with radiating lines, covered allover with a glaze of sea-green color
    7 5/8 in. (18 cm.) high, box


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    Provenance

    Acquired in Hong Kong in 1991.