A rare 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'dragon and phoenix' vase, Yuan-early Ming dynasty

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Lot 561. A rare 'Longquan' celadon-glazed 'dragon and phoenix' vase, Yuan-early Ming dynasty; Height 7¾ in., 19.7 cm; ormolu stand. Lot sold: 6,930 USD (Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022

Property from an Important Private Collection.

NoteCompare two closely related examples, one from the collection of the National Palace Museum, Taipei, exhibited in Green: Longquan Celadon of the Ming Dynasty, National Palace Museum, Taipei, 2009, cat. no. 154; the other in the collection of the Capital Museum, Beijing, exhibited in Wen wen yu se zhao ci ou : Longquan yao qing ci yi shu [Brightly glazed like jade: ceramic arts from the Longquan kiln], Capital Museum, Beijing, 2012, pp 98-99.

Sotheby's. China / 5000 Years, New York, 29 March 2022