• Important Chinese Ceramics and auction at Christies

    Sale 2731

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    1 December 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1890

    A RARE SMALL PINK-ENAMELLED BOTTLE VASE

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RARE SMALL PINK-ENAMELLED BOTTLE VASE
    DAOGUANG SIX-CHARACTER SEALMARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1821-1850)

    Finely potted with a globular body surmounted by a slender cylindrical neck, the exterior covered with a thick enamel of vivid pink tone
    6 1/2 in. (16.4 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Edward T. Chow, previously sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 25 November 1980, lot 77
    The Yangzhitang Collection, previously sold at Christie's Singapore, 30 March 1997, lot 326, and again at Christie's Hong Kong, 1 November 2004, lot 1166


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTOR


    Exhibited

    The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Imperial Porcelain of the Late Qing from the Kwan Collection, 1983, illustrated in the Catalogue, pl. 77
    National Museum of History, Taipei, Imperial Porcelain of the Late Qing from the Kwan Collection, 1985, illustrated in the Catalogue, pl. 77