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    Sale 2389

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1756

    AN UNUSUAL PAIR OF LONGQUAN CELADON BOTTLE VASES

    Price Realised  

    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.

    Provenance

    A Japanese private collection


    Pre-Lot Text

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