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A TEADUST-GLAZED HU-FORM VASE
A TEADUST-GLAZED HU-FORM VASE
A TEADUST-GLAZED HU-FORM VASE
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A TEADUST-GLAZED HU-FORM VASE

QIANLONG INCISED SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)

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A TEADUST-GLAZED HU-FORM VASE
QIANLONG INCISED SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
The pear-shaped vase tapers to a waisted neck that is flanked by two elephant-head handles suspending fixed rings, and is covered overall with a glaze of mottled, olive-green color, the foot is covered with a dark brown wash.
13 ¾ in. (34.9 cm.) high, Japanese wood box
Provenance
Private collection, Kyoto, Japan, acquired in 1910-20 and thence by descent within the family.
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Please note that this lot is subject to an import tariff. The amount of the import tariff due is a percentage of the final hammer price plus buyer’s premium. The buyer should contact Post Sale Services prior to the sale to determine the estimated amount of the import tariff. If the buyer instructs Christie’s to arrange shipping of the lot to a foreign address, the buyer will not be required to pay the import tariff. If the buyer instructs Christie’s to arrange shipping of the lot to a domestic address, if the buyer collects the property in person, or if the buyer arranges their own shipping (whether domestically or internationally), the buyer will be required to pay the import tariff. For the purpose of calculating sales tax, if applicable, the import tariff will be added to the final hammer price plus buyer’s premium and sales tax will be collected as per The Buyer’s Premium and Taxes section of the Conditions of Sale.

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During the Qianlong period, vases of this shape were made with various monochrome glazes. Some of the other monochrome glazes include a Ge-type glaze, as seen on a vase illustrated in Chinese Ceramics in the Idemitsu Collection, Japan, 1987, no. 960; a flambé glaze found on two vases sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 29 May 2013, lot 2279 and 1 June 2011, lot 3716; and a Ru-type glaze on a larger vase (16 ½ in. high), also sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 31 May 2017, lot 3203. A teadust-glazed vase of this form and of comparable size (12 1/8 in. high) was sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 1 June 2011, lot 3708.

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