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The house also sold a celadon-green Yongzheng amphora for $18 million in Hong Kong in May. Collectors from the U.S. and Asia outspent all rivals this spring, each winning 35% of Christie’s offerings.
Incidents occur, as randomly assorted as the merchandise: a freak stabbing, a visit to a yakuza mobster with a suit of samurai armor to sell, the death of an Afghan hound, the appearance of a celadon bowl that may or may not be cursed.
Nearly 100 items will be offered from the Asian arts department, including a massive Chinese celadon jade mountain, and a variety of Chinese porcelain, hardstone, and jadeite vases.
Butterflies and beetles from far-flung jungles, sizes pea to pear, colors boot-black, celadon green, tomato red, lie in rows behind glass.
In one painting, smoke rings of white and celadon float above a dark-purple femurlike form against a beautiful red-on-cream crosshatch pattern startlingly similar to that which Jasper Johns employed in the 1970s.
Celadon’s problems stem from a big bet on truck leasing a few years ago, with that unit growing from 750 tractors in 2013 to 11,300 last year.
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Origin and Etymology of celadon
First Known Use: circa 1768See Words from the same year
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