Lot 172: Two Chinese Longquan celadon stem cups , Late Yuan-early Ming Dynasty
15 November 2016
Newbury, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Two Chinese Longquan celadon stem cups , Late Yuan-early Ming Dynasty, the sturdily potted cups with well-rounded sides and slightly everted rim, supported on a partly hollowed, spreading stem imitating a section of bamboo, covered overall with an unctuous green glaze except the foot rim, burnt brick-red in the firing, 11cm and 107cm high (2) Provenance: Glade Antiques, Buckinghamshire 31st March 2011 and to the Peter Arlidge Collection. For similar examples of Longquan celadon stem cups, see J. Harrison-Hall, Ming Ceramics in the British Museum , 2001, p.463, pls.16:2 and 16:3; see also J. Ayers, The Chinese Porcelain Collection of Marie Vergottis , p.30, pl.9. -1?????? ?????????? -1????: Peter Arlidge??