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    Sale 2623

    Dowager Empress Cixi: Elegance of the Late Qing

    3 December 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2230

    A BLUE-GLAZED SQUARE VASE, CONG

    Price Realised  

    A BLUE-GLAZED SQUARE VASE, CONG
    GUANGXU SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1875-1908)

    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 rich purplish-blue glaze, paling to a lighter blue on extremities
    11 1/4 in. (28.5 cm.) high, wood stand, Japanese wood box


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    Provenance

    Osaka Bijutsu club, circa 1920-30s