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    Sale 7621

    A Private English Collection of White Jade Carvings & Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    4 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 185

    A VERY RARE SMALL FACETED LAVENDER-GLAZED VASE

    UNDERGLAZE BLUE YONGZHENG FOUR-CHARACTER SEALMARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-35)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A VERY RARE SMALL FACETED LAVENDER-GLAZED VASE
    UNDERGLAZE BLUE YONGZHENG FOUR-CHARACTER SEALMARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-35)
    Of tapering hexagonal form with a waisted cylindrical neck above the shoulder with angular facets, covered all over with an even lavender glaze stopping neatly above the foot
    5¾ in. (14.7 cm.) high


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    An identical example can be seen in the Palace Museum, Beijing (h: 14.5 cm.), and is published in Gugong Bowuyuan cang - Qing dai yuyao ciqi, juan I, vol. II, Beijing, 2005, p. 264-5, no. 118.

    An almost identical vase was sold in these Rooms, 7 November 2006, lot 211

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    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium


    Provenance

    John Laycock Collection, Singapore