A ROBIN'S-EGG-GLAZED VASE
IMPRESSED DAOGUANG SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD
The vase is of ovoid form resting on a slightly splayed foot, applied with a moulded, inverted, vase-shaped handle on each side of the body below the high shoulder, covered with a finely speckled glaze of turquoise and lapis-blue tone continuing over the slightly lipped rim to the interior and on the base
9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm.) high, box
A similar vase in the National Palace Museum, Taibei, included in the exhibition, Ch'ing Dynasty Porcelain, is illustrated in the Catalogue, pl. 124.
Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art