Hong Kong, HKCEC Grand Hall
3 June 2015
A FINE CLAIR-DE-LUNE-GLAZED WATERPOT
JIAQING SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1796-1820)
The water pot is of flattened hemispherical shape with a short waisted neck and is applied to each side with a small loop handle ending in a ruyi-head terminal. It is covered in an attractive pale blue glaze, thinning to white at the extremities.
3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm.) diam.
Sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 28 November 2005, lot 1302
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