A blue glazed vase, cong Six character Guangxu mark and of the period
Lot 403
A blue-glazed square cylindrical vase, cong Guangxu six-character mark and of the period
Sold for £10,800 (US$ 17,968) inc. premium
Auction Details
A blue glazed vase, cong Six character Guangxu mark and of the period
Lot Details
A blue-glazed square cylindrical vase, cong
Guangxu six-character mark and of the period
The vessel modelled after the archaic jade prototype, of tall square rectangular form, the sides with a pair of elephant-head fixed-ring handles, covered overall except for the foot ring with a deep violet-blue glaze thinning at the edges to a pale blue tone.
29.4cm (11⅝in) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance: an Irish private collection

    Compare a similar, slightly smaller, blue-glazed cong vase, Guangxu mark and period, illustrated by P. Lam, ed., Imperial Porcelain of Late Qing from the Kwan Collection, Hong Kong, 1983, Catalogue no.142.
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