A rare 'robin's egg' bottle vase Yongzheng four-character seal mark and of the period

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Lot 258
A rare 'robin's egg' bottle vase
Yongzheng four-character seal mark and of the period

HK$ 180,000 - 240,000
US$ 23,000 - 31,000
Withdrawn
A rare 'robin's egg' bottle vase
Yongzheng four-character seal mark and of the period
Of globular form, supported on a splayed foot and surmounted by a tall cylindrical neck and everted rim, the central body decorated with a raised horizontal rib repeated at the shoulder, the neck with an additional four ribs, covered all over in a brilliant turquoise-blue glaze mottled with feathery streaks of lavender and violet creating a marbled effect, the glazed base impressed with a four-character seal mark.
21cm high.

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Old French collection

    清雍正 爐鈞釉竹節頸瓶 「雍正年製」篆款

    It is rare to find a 'robin's egg' vase with Yongzheng reign mark, and only a small number is preserved in museum and private collections. For a pear-shaped garlic-mouth vase in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, see Qingdai danse you ciqi tezhan, Taipei, 1981, pl. 41; and for a lotus-mouth vase in the Palace Museum, Beijing, see Kangxi. Yongzheng. Qianlong. Qing Porcelain from the Palace Museum Collection, Hong Kong, 1989, pl. 120.
    For a Yongzheng reign-marked pear-shaped vase sold at auction, see Sotheby's Hong Kong, 8 October 2008, lot 2515.

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A rare 'robin's egg' bottle vase Yongzheng four-character seal mark and of the period
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