24 September 2020
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TWO COPPER-RED-GLAZED GLOBULAR WATER POTS
CHINA, QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Each covered on the exterior with a rich copper-red glaze of deep crushed strawberry-red tone, below the white rim, and with an apocryphal Xuande mark on the base
3 ½ and 3 ¾ in.(8.9 and 9.5 cm.) diam.
The James and Marilynn Alsdorf Collection, Chicago, acquired prior to 1990.
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Compare the two similar copper-red-glazed water pots illustrated in the catalogue of the Exhibition of Chinese Arts, C. T. Loo & Co., New York, 1 November 1941-30 April 1942, nos. 908 and 910, where they are dated Yongzheng.
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