2 November 1999
A RARE COPPER-RED, UNDERGLAZE-BLUE AND CELADON-GLAZED JAR
The jar carved with tall ribs and covered with an even celadon glaze pooling in the grooves, painted around the shoulder in copper-red on the porcellaneous body with two lively dragons gambolling amidst incised swirling clouds, their eyes picked out in underglaze-blue, the interior glazed white
8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) high, box
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Previously sold in Hong Kong, 17 May 1988, lot 199.
Another jar of this pattern is illustrated by Bushell, Oriental Ceramic Art, fig. 107.
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