Lot 1105. A molded Longquan celadon 'fu shou' vase, Yuan-early Ming dynasty, 14th century; 8 in. (20.3 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 – USD 12,000. © Christie's 2022
The pearshaped vase is molded on either side with a ruyi-shaped panel, one containing the character fu (fortune), the other character shou (long life), below the neck flanked by elephant-head handles suspending fixed rings and the lotus blossom-form mouth.
Provenance: Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York.
Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 25 march 2022