20 - 21 March 2014
PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE HAWAII COLLECTOR
A GUAN-TYPE RIBBED BOTTLE VASE
YONGZHENG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND POSSIBLY OF THE PERIOD
The vase is heavily potted with a lobed body rising to a plain cylindrical neck which is flanked by a pair of tubular lug handles. The vase is covered overall with a pale blue glaze suffused with black and light brown crackle that ends in a neat line on the brown-dressed, unglazed foot ring. A Yongzheng seal mark is on the similarly glazed base.
13½ in. (34.4 cm.) high
Christie's New York, 2 December 1985, lot 297.
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Another very similar Yongzheng-marked vase of the same form, from the Gordon Collection, was sold at Christie's New York, 24 March 2011, lot 1145.
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