20 September 2002
A GUAN-TYPE CONG-FORM VASE
Daoguang seal mark and of the period (1821-1850)
The rectangular body molded on each side with the Eight Trigrams below a short cylindrical neck, covered overall in a pale greyish-blue glaze suffused with golden crackle
11in. (28cm.) high
Simon Kwan Collection no. 84.
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Imperial Porcelain of Late Qing from the Kwan Collection, Hong Kong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1983, pl. 84.
Imperial Porcelain of Late Ch'ing from the Kwan Collection, Taipei, National Museum of History, 1985, pl. 84.
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