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A FLAMBE-GLAZED HU-FORM VASE
Property from a Private Japanese Collection
A FLAMBE-GLAZED HU-FORM VASE

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

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A FLAMBE-GLAZED HU-FORM VASE
QIANLONG INCISED SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
The wide body tapering towards the quatrefoil mouth rim and molded on each main side with peach-shaped cartouches, the narrow sides with a pair of applied lug handles, covered overall with an unctuous glaze of dark red tone streaked with purple and lavender, thinning to a clear color at the rim, lobed edges and handles, the base covered with a pale brown wash
11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm.) high, wood stand, Japanese wood box

Lot Essay

A flambé-glazed vase of this form with a Qianlong seal mark is illustrated by de Vasselot and Ballot, The Louvre Museum: Chinese Ceramics, vol. II, pl. 35.
Another Qianlong-marked flambé-glazed hu-form vase of similar height (12 in.) was sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 26 April 2004, lot 1058.

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