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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 645

    A RARE COMPRESSED GE-TYPE GLOBULAR BOTTLE VASE

    YONGZHENG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)

    Price Realised  

    A RARE COMPRESSED GE-TYPE GLOBULAR BOTTLE VASE
    YONGZHENG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)
    The compressed body supported on a sharply splayed foot, molded along the shoulder and base with a continuous band of petal-form lappets below the slightly tapered neck molded with a series of raised ribs, covered overall and on the base with a greyish-green glaze suffused with a fine network of crackle in imitation of Song dynasty Ge wares, the foot rim with a dark brown wash
    8¼ in. (21 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Midwest Collector