20 March 2001,
Price realised USD 21,150
USD 12,000 - USD 15,000
A Rare Apple-Green-Glazed Pear-Shaped Vase
Of globular form tapering at the shoulder and up into the neck before it flares out towards the rim, covered overall with a thin glaze of soft apple-green tone continuing over the foot to cover the base
156in. (39.5cm.) high
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Thin green glazes of this tone are sometimes referred to as melon or apple green. A similarly glazed Yongzheng-marked bowl was sold in these rooms, 22 March 1999, lot 330.
Collection of Edgar and Hedwig Worch, Christie's, New York, 2 June 1994, lot 377.
Dina Zhang, Head of Sale for Asian Contemporary Art, explains how Hong Kong’s meeting of East and West has shaped her view of art
François de Ricqlès, President of Christie's France, explains how this exceptional work speaks to the Rockefellers’ mutually admiring relationship with France