20 - 21 March 2014
PROPERTY OF A LADY
A MINIATURE GUAN-TYPE HU-FORM VASE
Made in imitation of Song dynasty Guan ware, the elegant vase has a faceted body with a pair of lug handles. The vase is covered overall with a glaze of pale bluish-grey color with fine dark grey crackle.
3½ in. (8.8 cm.) high, wood stand, cloth box
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A similar miniature, Guan-type hu-form vessel (8.8 cm. high) with a Yongzheng mark, is in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and is illustrated in Oriental Ceramics, The World's Great Collections, vol. 10, Tokyo, no. 259.
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