24 September 2020
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A SMALL GUAN-TYPE PEAR-SHAPED BOTTLE VASE
CHINA, QING DYNASTY, YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)
The globular body tapering to a tall cylindrical neck, covered overall with a bluish-grey glaze suffused with a golden crackle, the foot rim covered with a brownish-black dressing
5 ¾ in. (14.6 cm.) high
C. T. Loo Chinese Art (successor Frank Caro), New York, 24 October 1957.
The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago.
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New York, China Institute, 18th Century Marked Imperial Porcelain in Sung Tradition, 29 November 1956-10 January 1957.
A Yongzheng vase of this form with a pale grey Ge-type glaze in the Palace Museum, Beijing, is illustrated in Selection of Ge Ware: The Palace Museum Collection and Archaeological Discoveries, 2017, pp. 268-69, no. 131.
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