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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 521

    A FLAMBE-GLAZED HU-FORM VASE

    QIANLONG INCISED SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)

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    A FLAMBE-GLAZED HU-FORM VASE
    QIANLONG INCISED SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
    The wide body tapering towards the quatrefoil mouth rim and molded on each main side with peach-shaped cartouches, the narrow sides with a pair of applied lug handles, covered overall with an unctuous glaze of dark red tone streaked with purple and lavender, thinning to a clear color at the rim, lobed edges and handles, the base covered with a pale brown wash
    11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm.) high, wood stand, Japanese wood box


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    A flambé-glazed vase of this form with a Qianlong seal mark is illustrated by de Vasselot and Ballot, The Louvre Museum: Chinese Ceramics, vol. II, pl. 35.
    Another Qianlong-marked flambé-glazed hu-form vase of similar height (12 in.) was sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 26 April 2004, lot 1058.

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private Japanese Collection