A carved Longquan celadon ovoid vase, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)

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Lot 36. A carved Longquan celadon ovoid vase, Ming dynasty (1368-1644); 1334 in. (35 cm.) highEstimate: USD 4,000 - USD 6,000. Price Realised: USD 4,375. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019

The body is carved with scrolling chrysanthemum branches between a band of upright lappets above the foot and a band of stylized flowers and leaves at the shoulder, covered overall in a glaze of sea-green color.

The Robert B. and Beatrice C. Mayer Family Collection.

ProvenanceWarren E. Cox & Associates Inc., New York, 1967.

Christie's. The Art of China: Winter Edition, 28 November - 5 December 2019