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    Sale 2389

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1690

    A FINE MING-STYLE BLUE AND WHITE PEAR-SHAPED VASE, YUHUCHUNPING

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FINE MING-STYLE BLUE AND WHITE PEAR-SHAPED VASE, YUHUCHUNPING
    QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEALMARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)

    The globular body painted in vivid blue tones in imitation of 'heaping and piling' with plantain and bamboo growing beside rocks on grassy mounds, below a band of knobbed scroll in-between upright leaves and a pendant ruyi collar at the waisted neck, the base with a band of lotus lappets encircling the splayed foot, decorated with a band of demi-florettes
    11¼ in. (28.6 cm.) high, box


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    Previously sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 23 March, 1993, lot 801

    A similar Qianlong example in the National Palace Museum, Taipei is illustrated in The National Palace Museum: Blue and White Ware of the Ch'ing Dynasty, Book II, Taipei, 1968, pl. 12; another vase with Qianlong mark sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 29 May 2007, lot 1468.

    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE ASIAN COLLECTOR