A pair of blue-glazed square vases, cong Guangxu six-character marks and of the period
Lot 19
A pair of blue-glazed square vases, cong
Guangxu six-character marks and of the period
£8,000 - 12,000
US$ 13,000 - 20,000
Auction Details
A pair of blue-glazed square vases, cong Guangxu six-character marks and of the period A pair of blue-glazed square vases, cong Guangxu six-character marks and of the period
Lot Details
A pair of blue-glazed square vases, cong
Guangxu six-character marks and of the period
Each modelled after the archaic jade prototype, the square section rising from a short circular foot to a short tapering neck, the rectangular sides applied with a pair of moulded elephant-head handles suspending fixed rings, covered overall in a thick and rich purplish-blue glaze, wood stands. 29cm (11½in) high (4).

Footnotes

  • 清光緒 霽藍釉雙象耳琮式瓶一對 「大清光緒年製」楷書款

    A very similar single blue-glazed cong vase, Guangxu mark and of the period, is illustrated in Treasures in the Royalty: The Official Kiln Porcelain of the Chinese Qing Dynasty, Shanghai, 2003, p.483.
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