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A  ‘Longquan’ celadon cong vase, Song dynasty. Estimate 25,00030,000 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