A FINE ROBIN'S-EGG-GLAZED LANTERN-SHAPED VASE
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A FINE ROBIN'S-EGG-GLAZED LANTERN-SHAPED VASE

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A FINE ROBIN'S-EGG-GLAZED LANTERN-SHAPED VASE
QIANLONG INCISED SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)

The sides are moulded in low relief with a pair of inverted vase-shaped handles below the shoulder, covered overall with an unctuous turquoise glaze suffused with lapis-blue droplets continuing over the slightly lipped rim to the interior and on the base
9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm.) high, box

Lot Essay

Previously sold in these Rooms, 31 October 2000, lot 870.

Similar examples are found in the Museé Guimet, Paris, illustrated in Oriental Ceramics, Kodansha Series, vol. 7, Tokyo, 1982, no. 184; in the Jingdezhen Ceramic Museum, illustrated in Keitokuchin Jiki, pl. 88 (bottom left); one included in An Exhibition of Important Chinese Ceramics from the Robert Chang Collection, Christie's London, 1993, illustrated in the Catalogue, no. 49; and another illustrated by A. du Boulay, Christie's Pictorial History of Chinese Ceramics, London, 1984, p. 220, fig. 3.
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