A LONGQUAN CELADON EWER
A LONGQUAN CELADON EWER

SOUTHERN SONG-YUAN DYNASTY (1127-1368)

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A LONGQUAN CELADON EWER
SOUTHERN SONG-YUAN DYNASTY (1127-1368)
The globular body is surmounted by a short neck and everted rim, and has a slightly curved spout on one side opposite a C-form handle. The ewer is covered overall with a glaze of pale olive-green tone. Together with a small Longquan celadon bowl and a cover, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279), the sides of the bowl and the domed cover are carved with a band of overlapping petals, and both are covered overall in a crackled glaze of pale blue-green tone.
Ewer 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) high; bowl and cover 4 ¼ in. (10.8 cm.) diam. (cover)
Provenance
Bowl and cover: S. Marchant & Son, London.
Both: Christie's New York, 25 March 1998, lot 162 (part).
Dr. Ralph C. Marcove (1929-2001) Collection, New York.

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