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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 492

    AN UNUSUAL SMALL COPPER-RED-DECORATED CELADON-GLAZED BOTTLE VASE

    QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)

    Price Realised  

    AN UNUSUAL SMALL COPPER-RED-DECORATED CELADON-GLAZED BOTTLE VASE
    QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
    The tapering ovoid body and exterior and interior of the tall neck decorated in copper red and underglaze blue with marbling, perhaps in imitation of rockwork, and applied on the shoulder and neck with a chilong highlighted in copper red, all on a ground of soft blue-green color that also covers the base, the foot covered with a dark brown dressing
    5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) high, wood stand


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