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    Sale 12555

    The Imperial Sale / Important Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

    1 June 2016, Convention Hall

  • Lot 3339

    A RARE LAVENDER-GLAZED CONG-FORM VASE

    QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)

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    A RARE LAVENDER-GLAZED CONG-FORM VASE
    QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
    The vase is modelled after the archaic form and sturdily potted in square section raised on a circular foot ring and surmounted by a short neck, applied with a pair of elephantine ring handles integral with the body, and covered overall with a rich and even lavender-blue glaze thinning slightly on the edges.
    11 1/4 in. (28.7 cm.) high, Japanese wood box, wood stand


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    Provenance

    A Japanese private collection, acquired in the 1980s


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A JAPANESE COLLECTOR