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    Sale 2711

    The Imperial Sale, Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1889

    A FINE AND VERY RARE RU-TYPE LARGE RECTANGULAR JARDINIERE

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FINE AND VERY RARE RU-TYPE LARGE RECTANGULAR JARDINIERE
    YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER SEALMARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)

    Well-potted of rectangular section with a stepped foot, the low sides gently flaring, rising to the broad mouth rims, covered overall with a lustrous glaze of lavender-blue tone suffused with fine crackles, the wide foot ring dressed with a brown wash, the interior with two ,
    circular apertures for drainage
    18 1/4 in. (46.2 cm.) across, wood stand, Japanese wood box


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    No other examples of jardinières of this large form in Ru-type glaze appear to have been published. A similar jardinière with four additional bracket feet is featured in a hanging scroll painting by the Court artist, Ding Guanping, entitled 'Palace Ladies Chatting', ,
    illustrated in The Golden Exile, Macao, 2002, no. 46.

    Provenance

    Nobehara family collection, Osaka


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