17 - 18 September 2015
A GROUP OF QINGBAI VESSELS
SOUTHERN SONG-YUAN DYNASTY, 12TH-13TH CENTURY
The group comprises a small ewer with rounded sides carved with narrow vertical bands, a small melon-form box and cover, a small box and cover molded on the cover with blossoming prunus, and a box and cover molded with a leafy branch and molded with lobed sides. All are covered with a glaze of pale aqua color.
The ewer 5 in. (12.6 cm.) wide, one cloth box
Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York.
Warren E. Cox Collection.
Concordia House Collection; Sotheby’s New York, 19 March 2007, lot 144 (part).
The box and cover with lobed sides:
L. Y. Lee, New York.
Corcordia House Collection; Sotheby’s New York, 19 March 2007, lot 144 (part).
The box with prunus flowers:
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The ewer and the box and cover with lobed sides:
B. Monroe, Chinese Ceramics from Chicago Collections, Mary and Leigh Block Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1982, nos. 32 and 31 respectively.
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