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Reticulated Longquan celadon pear-shaped vase priced £140,000 at Littleton & Hennessey.

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The exhibition focuses on the new and distinct shapes, forms and the often-experimental glazes that emerged in the Song and Yuan dynasties.

Covered in an olive-green glaze, this vase is body pierced with a band of peonies revealing an inner vase.

Requiring immense technical ability, openwork vases were difficult to produce and as a result few Longquan vases of this type exist.

It is priced at £140,000.

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