A Yueyao 'phoenix' box and cover Northern Song dynasty
Lot 269
A Yueyao 'phoenix' box and cover Northern Song dynasty
HK$ 400,000 - 500,000
US$ 52,000 - 64,000

Lot Details
A Yueyao 'phoenix' box and cover
Northern Song dynasty
Raised on a slightly splayed foot, the cylindrical box with domed cover, the uppermost surface featuring a centralised phoenix amongst vine scrolls, covered in a pale olive-green colour.
12.4cm diam. (2).

Footnotes

  • 北宋 越窯青釉鳳凰紋扁蓋盒

    Compare an almost identical but slightly larger example illustrated by Priestley & Ferraro Chinese Art, Yueyao. The Coming of Age of Chinese Ceramics, London, 2011, no.17. For further references of other Yueyao boxes and cover of the same type but with incised floral deesigns, see another from the Ping Y. Tai Foundation, originally acquired from J.J. Lally & Co., New York in December 1986, sold at Christie's New York, 19 March 2009, lot 704.
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