A 'Longquan' Celadon Beaker Vase, Gu. Ming Dynasty - 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; 27.3cm., 10 3/4 in. Estimation: 12,000 - 15,000 GBP

PROVENANCE: Collection of Ichiro Hayashibara.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. London | 07 nov. 2012 www.sothebys.com