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A PAIR OF CELADON-GLAZED DOUBLE-GOURD VASES
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A PAIR OF CELADON-GLAZED DOUBLE-GOURD VASES

QIANLONG SEAL MARKS IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)

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A PAIR OF CELADON-GLAZED DOUBLE-GOURD VASES
Qianlong seal marks in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795)
Each well-potted body covered with a glaze of soft celadon color ending in a neat line at the broad, flat unglazed foot ring encircling the slightly concave base which is also glazed celadon, the mouth rim and interior of the neck glazed white
13in. (33cm.) high (2)

Lot Essay

A pair of similar vases is illustrated by S. Valenstein, The Herzman Collection of Chinese Ceramics, New York, 1992, no. 98, and another pair with covers is illustrated in The Tsui Museum of Art; Chinese Ceramics IV; Qing Dynasty, Hong Kong, 1995, no. 37. See, also, the pair with covers included in the exhibition, Two Thousand Years of Chinese Ceramics, Japan, 1992, no. 149.
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