30 March 2005
Property from a California Private Collection
A COPPER-RED-GLAZED PEAR-SHAPED VASE
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
The exterior covered with a crackled glaze of rich crushed strawberry tone thinning to mushroom and pale celadon at the slightly flared mouth rim and continuing onto the interior, the glaze pooling to a darker hue on the spreading foot
14 3/8 in. (36.5 cm.) high
Christie's, New York, 22 March 1999, lot 308.
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Compare the similar vase included in the International Exhibition of Chinese Art, Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1935-6, no. 2301.
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