20 March 2001
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
Collection of Edgar and Hedwig Worch, Christie's, New York, 2 June 1994, lot 377.
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