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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 642

    A CELADON-GLAZED DOUBLE-GOURD VASE

    QIANLONG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)

    Price Realised  

    A CELADON-GLAZED DOUBLE-GOURD VASE
    QIANLONG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
    The waist between the bulbous body and slender bulbous neck decorated in low relief with two rows of petals bound with a bow-string band, the pair of curved handles terminating in ruyi heads, covered overall with a glaze of pale blue-green color shading to a paler tone on the raised areas
    9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Stephen Junkunc, III.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION