Lot 3418. A Very Rare Carved Chuzhou Longquan Celadon Vase, Yuhuchunping, Early Ming Dynasty, 14th-15th Century. H 33.5cm. Estimate: 420,000 - 600,000 HKD (USD 53,530 - 76,472). Sold Price: 392,350 HKD (USD 50,006). © Poly Auction Hong Kong
The globular body is carved with a continuous scene of leafy plantain and rocks in a fenced garden, above a band of upright overlapping petals, and below bands of gardenia and hibiscus scrolls. The vase is covered overall with an even glaze of pale olive tone with the exception of the foot rim.
Provenance: AA Japanese Private Collection, actively collecting prior to the 1980s.
Poly Auction Hong Kong. Imperial Affection - Ming Ceramics from the Meiyintang and Distinguished Collection, Hong Kong, 7 October 2019