Lot 711. An unusual Longquan celadon tobi seiji pear-shaped vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 6 ½ in. (16.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 25,000. © Christie's 2021
The vase is raised on a short foot and has sloping sides which taper to a lipped rim. The exterior is covered with an even glaze of sea-green tone and is applied with splashes of iron-brown.
Note: Compare the Yuan dynasty Longquan celadon tobi seiji vase of similar size and form, sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 2 June 2016, lot 639.
A Longquan celadon 'tobi seiji' spotted bottle vase, Yuan dynasty (1279-1368); 16.3 cm, 6 3/8 in. Estimate 200,000 — 300,000 HKD. Lot sold 250,000 HKDat Sotheby's Hong Kong, 2 June 2016, lot 639. Photo: Sotheby's.
Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 18 march 2021