A small Longquan celadon 'lotus petal' baluster jarlet and cover, Yuan-Ming Dynasty. Photo: Bonhams.
Moulded around the exterior with lotus petals tapering from the broad shoulder to the foot rim, covered inside and out with a pale olive-green glaze, the cover similarly glazed and with a slightly domed centre. 8.5cm wide. (2). Estimate HK$ 30,000 - 50,000 (€2,800 - 4,700). Unsold.
A very similarly sized jarlet and cover, with near identical decoration, in the collection of Mr. K.T.Goh, dated to the 14th century, is illustrated by the Southeast Asian Ceramics Society, Chinese Celadons and Other Related Wares in Southeast Asia, Singapore, 1955, p.189, no.150, pl.114.
Bonhams. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART. Hong Kong, Admiralty, 26 May 2014 14:00 HKT -http://www.bonhams.com/