Bonhams : A large blue-glazed relief-decorated jar 15th/16th century
A large blue-glazed relief-decorated jar 15th/16th century

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Lot 141
A rare large blue-glazed relief-moulded storage jar, guan
14th/15th century

£ 2,500 - 3,500
US$ 3,200 - 4,400
A rare large blue-glazed relief-moulded storage jar, guan
14th/15th century
Probably from Zhejiang Province, potted and moulded similar to contemporaneous celadon wares, the exterior with four large lobed oval relief panels each containing a single character on grounds of interlocking cell pattern, the panels divided by incised scrolling foliage, all above a wide band of overlapping vertical thin petals.
31cm (12½in) wide.

Footnotes

  • Provenance: W.W. Winkworth
    Purchased at Sotheby's London, 12 December 1972, lot 65
    Edward (Ted) Wrangham, O.B.E. (1928-2009) Collection
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