19 March 2009
A LONGQUAN CELADON 'HUNDRED RIB' JAR, GUAN
MING DYNASTY, 14TH-15TH CENTURY
The heavily-potted jar of compressed form, molded with vertical ribs extending from below the short neck to the thick foot, covered overall with a glaze of sea-green tone thinning to pale green on the ribs
9 in. (22.9 cm.) high, box
Luen Chai Ltd., Hong Kong, 1970-80s.
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A similar jar of closely related size (24.5 cm. high), is illustrated by J. Pope, Chinese Porcelains from the Ardebil Shrine, Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. 1956, pl. 130, no. 29.650, where it is dated to the 14th century.
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