• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 395

    A RARE SMALL RU-TYPE VASE

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

    Price Realised  

    A RARE SMALL RU-TYPE VASE
    YONGZHENG FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)
    The compressed globular body potted with straight sides and a raised rib below an angled shoulder, surmounted by a tall neck flanked by a pair of stylized dragon handles rising to a cup-shaped mouth, covered overall with a pale blue-green glaze of even tone
    5¼ in. (13.4 cm.) high, box


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    Compare three other virtually identical vases sold at auction. The first sold at Sotheby's, New York, 1 June 1988, lot 158; the second at Sotheby's, London, 8 June 1993, lot 109; and a third at Christie's, Hong Kong, 27 October 2003, lot 697.

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