29 March 2006
Property from the Saint Louis Art Museum, Sold to Benefit the Acquisitions Fund*
FOUR SMALL MONOCHROME VASES
Including a guan-type pear-shaped vase, covered allover with a pale blue-grey glaze suffused with golden crackle, the foot rim dressed in brown; a vase of ovoid melon form, the subtley lobed sides covered with an opaque, dark olive-green glaze subtley streaked in bluish-grey and thinning to brown on the rim; a pear-shaped vase, covered all over with a finely mottled glaze of pale olive tone; and a lime-green-glazed globular bottle vase
5 3/8, 5½, 5 5/8 and 5 in. (13.6, 14, 14.3 and 12.2 cm.) high (4)
Melon-form vase: Morgan Collection, no. 1418.
Teadust vase: George D. Pratt Collection.
Lime-green vase: T.C.W. Collection.
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Melon-form vase: Catalogue of the Morgan Collection of Chinese Ceramics, New York, 1904, vol. 2, p. 96.
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