A 'Longquan' Celadon Beaker Vase, Gu, Ming Dynasty

Lot 225. A 'Longquan' Celadon Beaker Vase, gu, Ming Dynasty; 27.3cm., 10 3/4 in. Estimate 12,000 - 15,000 GBP. Lot sold 22,500 GBP. Photo Sotheby's

of archaic bronze form, the central section rising from a spreading foot to a tall trumpet neck, the bulbous body carved with four floral sprays separated by bamboo borders, the foot with a foliate band above stiff leaves repeated at the neck, applied overall in sea-green glaze, Japanese wood box; Quantité: 2

Provenance: Collection of Ichiro Hayashibara.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. London, 07 nov. 2012