19 September 2007
AN UNUSUAL GUAN-STYLE SQUARE BOX AND COVER
The box with flared sides and the cover slightly domed, covered inside and out with an opaque glaze of pale grey-blue tone with some golden crackle that also covers the base except for the four shallow corner bracket supports covered in a dark brown dressing, as are the rim of the box and inner rim of the cover
4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm.) square
Edward T. Chow.
M.C. Wang Collection, China, formed through the 1940's, and thence by descent to the present owners.
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H.D. Ling and E.T. Chow, Collection of Chinese Ceramics from the Hall of Leisurely Pastime, vol. II, Hong Kong, privately printed, 1950, no. 124.
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