• Christies auction house James Christie logo

    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 650

    AN UNUSUAL SMALL SKY-BLUE CRACKLE-GLAZED HEXAGONAL DISH

    QIANLONG YU WAN FOUR-CHARACTER INSCRIBED MARK AND POSSIBLY OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)

    Price Realised  

    AN UNUSUAL SMALL SKY-BLUE CRACKLE-GLAZED HEXAGONAL DISH
    QIANLONG YU WAN FOUR-CHARACTER INSCRIBED MARK AND POSSIBLY OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
    Stoutly potted with shallow flared sides, covered overall with a thick sky-blue glaze suffused with a fine network of black ('iron wire') crackle which also covers the base where the mark is inscribed, the hexagonal foot unglazed to expose the dark brown ware
    2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm.) across, box


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Provenance

    Edward T. Chow.
    M.C. Wang Collection, China, formed through the 1940s, and thence by descent to the present owners.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN ASIAN FAMILY COLLECTION


    Literature

    H.D. Ling and E.T. Chow, Collection of Chinese Ceramics from the Hall of Leisurely Pastime, vol. II, no. 74.