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    Sale 12290

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art And Textiles Part II

    13 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 611

    A GUAN-TYPE GLOBULAR VASE

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GUAN-TYPE GLOBULAR VASE
    18TH CENTURY
    The ovoid vessel is moulded with concentric bands to the shoulder and the lower body. The shoulder is further decorated with a pair of monster-mask ring handles. The vase is covered overall in a pale grey glaze suffused with a network of dark grey and finer golden-russet crackles.
    11 ¾ in. (30 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Property from a Private European Collection.
    Sotheby’s London, 18 December 1996, lot 650 (illustrated on the front cover).


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION