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    Sale 2611

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1805

    A FINE AND RARE LARGE RU-TYPE VASE, FANGHU

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FINE AND RARE LARGE RU-TYPE VASE, FANGHU
    QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEALMARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)

    The pear shaped body of rectangular section moulded to the front and back with a slightly raised peach-shape panel, the rounded corners rising from a short straight foot, the neck flanked with two tubular handles, applied overall with a slightly crackled thick unctuous glaze of even pale grey colour with a slightly blue tinge, the neatly cut, unglazed foot ring with a dark purplish-brown dressing
    16 1/2 in. (42 cm.) high, wood stand, Japanese wood box


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    Provenance

    A Japanese private collection, Kyoto, acquired from Inouye Ryukodo, Osaka, in the 1930's


    Pre-Lot Text

    ANOTHER PROPERTY