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    Sale 2389

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1712

    AN UNUSUAL APPLE-GREEN GLAZED JAR

    Price Realised  

    AN UNUSUAL APPLE-GREEN GLAZED JAR
    KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)

    The high-shouldered jar surmounted by a short slightly waisted neck, descending over the rounded shoulder to steep tapered sides supported on a short foot, covered to the exterior in a bright slightly irridescent apple-green glaze, the base and interior glazed white
    8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm.) high, box


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    A set of three monochrome jars of the same size with Kangxi marks, one of green glaze, one yellow and another aubergine, were sold at Christie's New York, 3 June 1993, lot 235.

    Compare also a yellow-glazed jar and cover with a Kangxi mark of the same form in the Percival David Foundation, illustrated by R. Scott, Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art, London, 1989, p. 94, no. 95. Another Kangxi-marked yellow-glazed jar was sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 29 April 2004, lot 658.