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    Sale 2269

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    19 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 578

    A SMALL TEADUST-GLAZED BALUSTER VASE

    FOUR-CHARACTER INSCRIBED MARK, SHAN GAO SHUI CHANG, 18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    A SMALL TEADUST-GLAZED BALUSTER VASE
    FOUR-CHARACTER INSCRIBED MARK, SHAN GAO SHUI CHANG, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Of quadrilobed section, with a pair of elephant-head handles, covered with a finely mottled glaze of dark olive green thinning to tortoiseshell on the mouth rim, inner ribs and handles, the base similarly glazed and the foot covered with a blackish dressing
    6 1/8 in. (15.8 cm.) high


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    The mark, shan gao shui chang, 'high mountain, long river', was used during the Qianlong and Xianfeng periods.

    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.


    Provenance

    Acquired by the grandfather of the present owners, Whampoa, Guangdong, circa 1890 - 1920s, thence by descent within the family.