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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 655

    A FINE AND RARE SMALL PALE BLUE-GLAZED JARDINIERE

    YONGZHENG FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)

    Price Realised  

    A FINE AND RARE SMALL PALE BLUE-GLAZED JARDINIERE
    YONGZHENG FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)
    With steep sides rising to an everted rim, covered overall and on the base with a glaze of pale blue tone, the base pierced with a single drainage hole surrounded by the nianhao, the unglazed foot ring treated with a brown wash
    3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm.) high


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    A Yongzheng-marked jardinière of this form covered with a Jun-type glaze in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum is illustrated by R. Kerr, Chinese Ceramics: Porcelain of the Qing Dynasty 1644-1911, London, 1986, p. 85, pl. 61. See, also, the Yongzheng-marked jardinière covered in a teadust glaze sold in these rooms, 20 March 2001, lot 274, together with its matching dish-shaped stand.

    Provenance

    Yamanaka & Co., 1940s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN OLD NEW YORK COLLECTION