Lot 3404. A rare moulded Longquan celadon 'peony scroll' double-gourd vase, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 7 3/8 in. (18.8 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 400,000 - HKD 600,000. Price Realized HKD 937,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2014.
The vase is of characteristic double-gourd shape, applied on the upper and lower bulbs with a moulded scrolling peony, all under a glossy glaze of light sea-green tone suffused with broad crackles. The foot rim is unglazed, box.