24 September 2020
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A GUAN-TYPE HU-FORM VASE
CHINA, QING DYNASTY, YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)
Well-potted with pear-shaped body tapering to a broad cylindrical neck, flanked by a pair of animal-head handles, covered overall with a greyish-blue glaze suffused with a clear crackle, the foot rim covered with a brown dressing
7 ¾ in. (19.5 cm.) high
C. T. Loo Chinese Art (successor Frank Caro), New York, 14 April 1958.
The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago.
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New York, Chinese Art Society, Imperial Ceramics of the 18th Century in the Sung Style, 29 November 1956-10 January 1957.
For a discussion of Guan-type hu-form vases from the Yongzheng and Qianlong periods, see lot 818.