1574262286396738_402

Lot 402. A Longquan celadon vase, Southern Song dynasty (1127-1279)14.5 cm, 5 3/4  in. Estimate HKD 60,000 — 80,000. Lot Sold 106,250 HKD© Sotheby's.

the globular body rising from a tapered foot to a tall neck and everted dished rim, covered overall save for the footring with an attractive bluish-green glaze.

Provenance: Guhuajian, Hong Kong, 12th January 1994.

Note: Avase of this type is illustrated in Longquan Celadon of China, Hangzhou, 1998, pl. 92; See also a similar vase from the Yang De Tang collection, sold in our New York rooms, 17th March 2015, lot 69; another from the collection of Pierre de Menasce, included in the exhibition Mostra d’Arte Cinese, Palazza Ducale, Venice, 1954, cat. no. 435, sold in our London rooms, 7th June 2000, lot 114 and, more recently, an example sold in these rooms, 30th May 2019, lot 374.

Sotheby'sChinese Art, including Snuff Bottles and Jades from an Old Hong Kong Family Collection, Hong Kong, 28 november 2019