4 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 43,250
Estimate GBP 20,000 - GBP 30,000
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.
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