17 - 18 September 2015
A TEADUST-GLAZED PEAR-SHAPED VASE
QIANLONG INSCRIBED SEAL MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
The body of compressed pear shape is supported on a slightly splayed foot and rises to a tall, cylindrical neck. The vase is covered overall in an even, speckled, dark olive-green glaze except for the unglazed bottom of the foot which is covered with a black dressing.
13 in. (33 cm.) high
Estate of Bess Myerson (1924-2014), Santa Monica, California.
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In 1954, Bess Myerson was the first Jewish woman to be crowned Miss America. She served as New York commissioner from 1969-1973.
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