A Longquan celadon five-spouted jar and cover, China, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127)

Lot 971. A Longquan celadon five-spouted jar and cover, China, Northern Song dynasty (AD 960-1127); 10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000Price realised USD 13,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.

Molded with five stepped tiers, each carved with a band of different petals and cross-hatch-pattern, with five spouts rising from the canted shoulder, the cover carved with petals and with a shaped upturned rim and a flower-form finial, covered overall with a greyish-olive-tone glaze, wood stand.

ProvenanceMathias Komor, New York.
Gift of Peter Weil, 1949.

LiteratureR. Ellsworth et al., The David and Peggy Rockefeller Collection: Arts of Asia and Neighboring Cultures, New York, 1993, vol III, p. 81, no. 37.

Christie's. The Collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller: Travel and Americana, New York, 10 May 2018 - SALE 16723