A ‘Longquan’ celadon cong vase, Song dynasty. Estimate 25,000 — 30,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby’s
modelled after the archaic jade cong, the body of attenuated square section supported on a short waisted footring, rising to a flat shoulder and a thick circular neck, each corner carved with eight raised horizontal bands, each within a raised rectangular panel, covered overall with a thick lustrous celadon glaze, Japanese wood box. Quantité: 2 – 27cm., 10 5/8 in.
PROVENANCE: A Japanese Private Collection.
Sotheby’s. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Londres | 05 nov. 2014, 10:00 AM