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A slender Longquan celadon vase, Early Ming Dynasty, 15th century. Estimated price €5.000 – €6.000 – Kunsthaus Lempertz

A slender Longquan celadon vase, decorated in two shaped panels with a moulded peony spray reserved from a carved diamond pattern ground, the grey stoneware body burned reddish during firing. Height 33.3 cm

Provenance: Acquired from Galerie Groß, Wiesbaden, 1984
Collection Annelotte Elbrecht (1924-2013)

Literature: Compare: Chinese Celadons and Other Related Wares in Southeast Asia, exhib. cat. National Museum, Singapore, 1979, ill. 196
Compare: Eva Ströber, Ming Porcelain for a Globalised Trade, Stuttgart 2013, fig. 69

Kunsthaus Lempertz. Auction 1044, Asian Art, 05.12.2014, 10:00, Cologne