A FLAMBE-GLAZED PEAR-SHAPED VASE, HU

IMPRESSED DAOGUANG SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD

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A FLAMBE-GLAZED PEAR-SHAPED VASE, HU
IMPRESSED DAOGUANG SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD
Of rectangular section, moulded on either side with a peach-shaped panel, with two lug-shaped handles at the waisted neck, covered overall in a characteristic red glaze streaked with shades of purple and blue thinning to cream at the rim, hairline crack, chips to inner foot rim
11 7/8in. (30cm.) high
Literature
A Qianlong-marked vase of this form is illustrated by de Vasselot and Ballot, The Louvre Museum, Chinese Ceramics, pl. 35
Exhibited
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Imperial Porcelain of Late Qing, Kwan Collection, 1983, Catalogue, no. 76
National Museum of History, Taipei, Imperial Porcelain of late Ch'ing, From the Kwan Collection, 1985, Catalogue, no. 76
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