A Longquan celadon Guan-type jar, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century

Lot 746. A Longquan celadon Guan-type jar, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-13th century; 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.) high. Estimate $3,000 - USD 5,000. Price Realized $18,750© Christie’s Image Ltd 2014.

The jar is covered in a sea-green glaze with golden crackle, the rim covered in gold lacquer, Japanese wood box.

ProvenanceA Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1990s.

Christie’s. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September 2014, New York, Rockefeller Plaza.