A fine and rare flambé-glazed vase, hu Incised Qianlong seal mark and of the period
Lot 120
A fine and rare flambé-glazed vase, hu
Incised Qianlong seal mark and of the period
Sold for £67,250 (US$ 112,967) inc. premium
Auction Details
A fine and rare flambé-glazed vase, hu Incised Qianlong seal mark and of the period
Lot Details
The Property of a Lady of Title 爵士夫人藏品
A fine and rare flambé-glazed vase, hu
Incised Qianlong seal mark and of the period
The rounded tapering body crowned with a moulded double bowstring border rising to the high shoulders and tall cylindrical neck with a lipped rim, flanked by a pair of loop handles, raised on a short splayed foot, covered with a rich streaked reddish glaze highlighted by areas of lavender splashes, the handles and rim thinning to a mushroom tone also on the base. 21.8cm (8½in) high high

Footnotes

  • Provenance: an Italian private collection and thence by descent.

    清乾隆 窯變釉雙耳壺 「大清乾隆年製」篆書刻款

    來源:意大利私人收藏,並由家族繼承下去


    Compare a similar flambé-glazed vase, Qianlong mark and period from Shenyang Palace Museum, illustrated in The Prime Cultural Relics Collected by Shenyang Imperial Palace Museum: The Chinaware Volume, the Second Part, 2007, p.147. See also a similar vase in the Exhibition of Chinese and Other Far Eastern Art Assembled by Yamanaka & Co., New York, 1943, no.915. Another similar vase but with scroll handles is illustrated by P.Lam, Ethereal Elegance: Porcelain Vases of the Imperial Qing: The Huaihaitang Collection, Hong Kong, 2007, no.75. For another example dated as probably of the Yongzheng period, see J.Ayers, Chinese Ceramics in the Baur Collection, vol.2, Geneva, 1999, no.A.289, pl.259.

    A similar flambé-glazed vase, Qianlong mark and period, sold at Christie's New York on 24 March 2004, lot 235.
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