A LONGQUAN CELADON FIVE-SPOUTED JAR AND COVER
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A LONGQUAN CELADON FIVE-SPOUTED JAR AND COVER

CHINA, NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY (AD 960-1127)

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A LONGQUAN CELADON FIVE-SPOUTED JAR AND COVER
CHINA, NORTHERN SONG DYNASTY (AD 960-1127)
Molded with five stepped tiers, each carved with a band of different petals and cross-hatch-pattern, with five spouts rising from the canted shoulder, the cover carved with petals and with a shaped upturned rim and a flower-form finial, covered overall with a greyish-olive-tone glaze
10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm.) high, wood stand
Provenance
Mathias Komor, New York.
Gift of Peter Weil, 1949.
Literature
R. Ellsworth et al., The David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection: Arts of Asia and Neighboring Cultures, New York, 1993, vol III, p. 81, no. 37.
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