Lot 400. A Longquan celadon baluster vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 16½ in. (42 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000. Price realised GBP 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2012
The vase is of a slightly flattened form with a pair of elaborate mythical beast handles and rings to each side. It is glazed all over with an unctuous glaze of pale green tone. The body is decorated with moulded flower motifs between bands of long leaves which encircle the neck and foot.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 15 May 2012