A fine blue-glazed pear-shaped vase, yuhuchun ping Qianlong seal mark and of the period
Lot 404
A fine blue-glazed pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping Qianlong seal mark and of the period
Sold for £36,000 (US$ 58,826) inc. premium

Lot Details
A fine blue-glazed pear-shaped vase, yuhuchun ping Qianlong seal mark and of the period
A fine blue-glazed pear-shaped vase, yuhuchunping
Qianlong seal mark and of the period
The exterior of the broad-bodied vase and flaring neck all under a very even opaque violet-blue glaze stopping beneath the white rim and at the bottom of the crisp spreading foot.
30cm (11¾in) high

Footnotes

  • For further examples of blue-glazed vases of this type, compare a similar Qianlong mark and period example sold at Sotheby's New York, 18 March 2008, lot 150; and another example from the Jinguantang collection of T.T. Tsui, sold at Christie's London, 5th November 1997, lot 863.

    Yongzheng mark and period examples are also known, see one example in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, included in the exhibition Qingdai danse you ciqi tezhan, Taipei, 1981, Catalogue no. 37; and another from the British Rail Pension Fund sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 16 May 1989, lot 52, and again at Christie's Hong Kong, 2nd November 1999, lot 585.
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