A celadon-glazed moulded vase  16th century
Lot 256*
A celadon-glazed moulded vase 16th century
£1,500 - 2,000
US$ 2,500 - 3,300
Auction Details
Lot Details
A celadon-glazed moulded vase
16th century
Of flattened pear-shaped form rising from a splayed oval foot to a quatrefoil flaring mouth, the neck set to each side with mask handles suspending loose rings, moulded around the body with shaped panels on either side enclosing the characters 'fu' and 'shou' against foliate scrolls, with a border of upright leaves at the neck above a key-fret scroll.
21.8cm (8½in) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance: purchased in Sydney, Australia in the 1950s/60s

    Compare another vase of this form moulded with the same two characters illustrated by R.C.Tan, Chinese Greenware Found in the Philippines, Arts of Asia, November-December 1991, p.159, fig.23.
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