19 March 2009
A YAOZHOU CELADON CARVED EWER
POSSIBLY FIVE DYNASTIES PERIOD
The globular body tapering towards the spreading foot and deeply carved and incised around the sides with a leafy peony stem bearing one large, lush blossom positioned below the curved spout that rises from the shoulder on one side of the tall neck opposite the arched strap handle that terminates in one of the leaves on the body, with a deep groove below the sharp edge of the shoulder which is incised with radiating lines, covered allover with a glaze of sea-green color
7 5/8 in. (18 cm.) high, box
Acquired in Hong Kong in 1991.
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