15 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 31,700
Estimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 8,000
A SMALL BOTTLE VASE, UNDERGLAZE BLUE YONGZHENG SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)
with a compressed globular straight body, a tall neck flanked by a pair of zoomorphic handles, rising to a cup-shaped mouth, covered overall with a pale bluish-grey opaque glaze -- 6¾in. (17.2cm).
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Compare a similar vase with almost identical design sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 27 October 2003, lot 697.
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