Lot 576. A 'Longquan' celadon-glazed jar and cover, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 14cm., 5 1/2 in. Estimate 350 — 450 GBP. Lot sold 2,500 GBP. Photo: Sotheby's 2008.
the baluster body rising from a recessed base to a broad shoulder with moulded rib and short tapering neck, covered overall with a glossy bluish-green glaze, the broad rimmed domed cover similarly glazed. Quantity: 2.
Provenance: Bluett & Sons, London.
Literature: Bo Gyllensvard, Chinese Ceramics in the Carl Kempe Collection, Stockholm, 1964, pl. 155.
Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 05 Nov 2008