London, South Kensington
16 May 2014
A CELADON-GLAZED JAR AND COVER
SONG DYNASTY (960-1279)
The barrel-shaped jar with a tall neck with cup-shaped mouth. The domed cover is surmounted by a bird-shaped finial. It is covered overall in an olive-green glaze.
10¼ in. (26 cm.) high overall
Sotheby's London, 5 November 2008, The Carl Kempe Collection, lot 543.
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Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm 1964, pl. 64.
Chinese Ceramic Treasures. A Selection from the Ulricehamn East Asian Museum. Including the Carl Kempe Collection. Ulricehamn 2002, pl. 286.
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