A rare carved and moulded Longquan celadon baluster jar, Ming dynasty, 15th century

Lot 1527. A rare carved and moulded Longquan celadon baluster jar, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 12 3/4 in. (32.3 cm.) highEstimate HKD 70,000 - HKD 90,000. Price realised HKD 84,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2006

Strongly potted with broad rounded shoulders and a short waisted neck rising to an everted rim, the jar moulded with a bold lotus scroll, lightly combed on the background, between upright lappets encircling the base and a ruyi-cloud collar below the neck, all covered with an olive-green glaze, box. 

NotePreviously sold in these Rooms, 29 April 2002, lot 605.

Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, Hong Kong, 28 November 2006