27 November 2007,
Price realised HKD 367,500
Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 200,000
AN UNUSUAL PAIR OF LONGQUAN CELADON BOTTLE VASES
LATE MING DYANSTY, 15TH/16TH CENTURY
Well-potted of elegant pear-shape supported on a slightly spreading cicular foot, each with a globular body gently tapering towards a long straight neck everted at the mouth and covered all over in an attractive even light olive-green glaze suffused with a network of diagonal crackles
12½ in. (31.9 cm.) high, old Japanese box (2)
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The Japanese box accompanying the present lot states that the vases were intended to be used as sake bottles.
A Japanese private collection
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