2008/​21 Longquan celadon globe-shaped vase with two handles, decoration in relief with palmetto border, leaves and portal-shaped design. Ming-early Qing

Description

Longquan celadon globe-shaped vase with two dragon-shaped handles, embossed decoration with palmetto border, leaves and portal-shaped design. Ming-early Qing, 17th-18th century. H. 20 cm.

Provenance: Director General of the Chinese Postal Service Erik Tollefsen (later named To Lo-sen) 1872–1938. He came to China in 1896 where he was in Customs but later became engaged in the Post Office Services and remained in China until 1932.

Condition

some glaze missing at the top rim inner side, some wear at the glaze surface, firing defects

Auction

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Estimate

15,000 kr.

Price realised

Not sold. Inquiry