20 September 2005
A CELADON-GLAZED GLOBULAR VASE
YONGZHENG SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE WITHIN A DOUBLE CIRCLE AND OF THE PERIOD (1723-1735)
The globular body, shallow tapering neck, ring foot and base covered with a soft pale blue-green glaze thinning to a paler tone on the mouth rim
5 in. (12.7 cm.) high, box
Dr. Edward Schortman; Sotheby's, New York, 3 June 1987, lot 261.
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A similar jar of this elegant form with Yongzheng mark is illustrated by R. Krahl, Chinese Ceramics in the Meiyintang Collection, vol.2, London, 1994, p. 204, no. 857.
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