16 - 17 September 2010
A RARE LARGE BLUE-GLAZED VASE, MEIPING
YONGZHENG/QIANLONG PERIOD (1723-1795)
The body tapering from the high rounded shoulder to the gently spreading foot, covered on the exterior with an even, deep cobalt-blue glaze stopping neatly above the unglazed foot, the mouth rim and base glazed white
13 3/8 in. (34 cm.) high
J.P. Morgan Collection, no. 1353.
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Catalogue of The Morgan Collection of Chinese Porcelains, vol. II, New York, 1911, col. pl. CXXXVIII.
A similar Qianlong-marked vase in the Zhuyuetang Collection was included in the exhibition, Shimmering Colours, Monochromes of the Yuan to the Qing Periods, Art Museum, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, 2005, p. 129, no. 62.
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