19 March 2009
A SMALL COPPER-RED-GLAZED BOTTLE VASE
YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)
With compressed body and tall neck, the exterior covered with a glaze of deep crushed strawberry color thinning slightly at the rim
5 in. (12.7 cm.) high
Stephen Junkunc, III.
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A slightly smaller (9.5 cm.) copper-red bottle of very similar form in the Baur Collection is illustrated by J. Ayers, Chinese Ceramics in the Baur Collection, vol. II, Geneva, 1999, pp. 149, no. 255.
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