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    Sale 2269

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    19 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 755

    A COPPER-RED-GLAZED BOTTLE VASE

    EARLY 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A COPPER-RED-GLAZED BOTTLE VASE
    EARLY 18TH CENTURY
    The globular body and slender neck covered with a glaze of crushed strawberry tone, the base incised with a four-character Xuande mark within a double square
    9 9/16 in. (24.3 cm.) high


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    A blue-glazed bottle vase of similar form with identical apochryphal Xuande mark incised in the glazed base, ascribed to the early 18th century, is illustrated by J. Ayers, The Baur Collection: Chinese Ceramics, vol. II, Geneva, 1999, p. 59, no. 181, and the mark shown on p. 240; while a copper-red bottle vase of related form in the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco is illustrated by He Li, Chinese Ceramics. A New Comprehensive Survey, New York, 1996, pp. 282-3, no. 561, with the mark shown on p. 317.

    Provenance

    Acquired prior to 1968.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE NEW YORK COLLECTION