A celadon-glazed vase Qianlong
Lot 69
A celadon-glazed vase Yongzheng/early Qianlong
Sold for £3,107 (US$ 5,171) inc. premium
Lot Details
A celadon-glazed vase
Yongzheng/early Qianlong
The fluted ovoid body with gently spreading foot, covered overall in an even pale celadon-green glaze thinning to white along the vertical lobes and rim,
19cm.(7 1/2in.) high
du Boulay Collection no.P58

Footnotes

  • Provenance:

    P.J.Donnelly

    Purchased from Sydney L.Moss Ltd., on 11 July 1974, for £400

    For a similar vase with a Chenghua mark and dated to the 18th Century, see J.Ayers, Far Eastern Ceramics in the Victoria and Albert Museum, no.199; for a pair of similar vases, mounted in rococo ormolu mounts dated 1745-49, in the Wallace Collection, see S.Jenyns, Later Chinese Porcelain, pl.XCVI; and for a larger vase of this type, photographed by Major (later Brigadier General) Noel du Boulay in the Summer Palace, in October 1900, see The Oriental Ceramic Society, Transactions, 1991, p.86
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