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    Sale 7621

    A Private English Collection of White Jade Carvings & Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    4 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 205

    A BLUE AND WHITE MING-STYLE PEAR-SHAPED VASE

    UNDERGLAZE BLUE QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-95)

    Price Realised  

    A BLUE AND WHITE MING-STYLE PEAR-SHAPED VASE
    UNDERGLAZE BLUE QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-95)
    The body painted with a broad band of composite foliate scrolls above a petal lappet band and key-fret to the foot, the neck with a classic scroll and upright leaves rising from a further band of ruyi to the shoulder, all below hanging pendants and key-fret to the mouth
    8 in. (20.3 cm.) high


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    A similar vase but with a Qianlong sealmark was sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 29 May 2007, lot 1467.

    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN