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    Sale 2389

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1731

    A FINE BLUE-GLAZED ARCHAISTIC SQUARE VASE, CONG

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FINE BLUE-GLAZED ARCHAISTIC SQUARE VASE, CONG
    GUANGXU SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1875-1908)

    Strongly potted after the archaic jade form, of square section with four vertical sides rising to an angled shoulder before a circular mouth rim, the body flanked with a pair of moulded elephant handles with mock rings, all raised on a circular foot, applied with a deep sapphire-blue glaze thinning slightly along the edges
    11½ in. (29 cm.) high, stand, Japanese wood box


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    Provenance

    A Japanese private collection