A Longquan celadon-glazed mallet vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)

Lot 65. A Longquan celadon-glazed mallet vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279); 5 ½ in. (14 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000 (USD 10,992 - USD 16,488). Price realised GBP 16,250. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018

The vase is potted with a mallet-shaped body, with the body tapering slightly towards the foot from the canted shoulder. The tall neck is left undecorated below the flattened flared rim. The vase is covered overall with an even, soft sea-green glaze, which stops just short of the foot rim. 

Christie’s. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 15 May 2018. SALE 15487