A Qingbai moulded 'deer' pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368)





Lot 22. A Qingbai moulded 'deer' pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping, Yuan dynasty (1271-1368). Hauteur: 32 cm. (12 5/8 in.). Estimate EUR 8,000 - EUR 12,000Price Realised EUR 5,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2021.

Reposant sur un petit pied et au col élégamment évasé, la panse est à décor moulé en bas relief de daims dans un jardin.

NoteThe dating is consistent with the Oxford Authentification thermoluminescence test no. P205f93, 14 November 2005.

Qingbai vases of this form are more commonly left undecorated but related Qingbai yuhuchunping with moulded decoration include one in the Cincinatti Museum of Art, Cincinatti, USA, decorated with a goose in flight and another from the collection of Sir Herbert Ingram in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, UK, decorated with a floral scroll, EA1956.1399, both illustrated by Margaret Medley in Yuan Porcelain and Stoneware, London, 1974, plates 6A and 6B.

Christie's. Art d'Asie, 9 Juin 2021