A 'Longquan' celadon beaker vase, gu, Ming dynasty, 16th-17thcentury

Lot 532. A 'Longquan' celadon beaker vase, gu, Ming dynasty, 16th-17th century, 38.2 cm, 15 in. Estimate 20,000 -- 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 47,500 HKD.  Photo: Sotheby's.

of archaistic gu form, standing on a straight base below a spreading foot and wide everted mouth, deftly incised to the central bulb with a band of whorls, all between a diamond patterned lattice, covered overall with a celadon glaze 

ProvenanceA Japanese private collection.

Sotheby's. Chinese Art, Hong Kong, 01 Jun 2017