10 mars 2018

Pair of Longquan Celadon Vases, Southern Song Dynasty, 1127-1279 A.D.

Pair of Longquan Celadon Vases, Southern Song Dynasty, 1127-1279 A.D., China. Heights: 15.9cm and 16.1cm. © Zetterquist Galleries. A well-matched pair of baluster form vases with bulbous bodies sitting on a straight foot. The long necks end in a slightly cupped mouth-rim. Each piece is entirely covered in a beautifully realized pale green celadon glaze. The bottoms of the feet are unglazed revealing gray stoneware clay bodies fired to a russet color. (One foot with minute chip.) As these were... [Lire la suite]