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    Sale 2611

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1803

    A BLUE-GLAZED SQUARE VASE, CONG

    Price Realised  

    A BLUE-GLAZED SQUARE VASE, CONG
    QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEALMARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)

    The rectangular body of archaistic form with characteristic circular foot ring and mouth rim, applied with a pair of moulded elephant-heads, each suspending a mock ring-handle, covered in a lustrous, dark violet-blue glaze, paling to lighter blue on extremities
    11 1/2 in. (29.4 cm.) high, stand and Japanese wood box


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    Compare a similar piece sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 26th April 2004, lot 1059.