18 - 19 September 2014
AN ENAMELED COPPER-RED-GLAZED BOTTLE VASE AND A COPPER-RED-GLAZED BOTTLE VASE
The pear-shaped body of the first vase is later-decorated in famille rose enamels with a blossoming prunus tree growing amidst rocks and bamboo, all on a crackled glaze shading from greyish red and celadon to crushed-strawberry red. The second, taller vase is covered with a crackled glaze of deep, rich, crushed-strawberry color thinning to pale celadon below the rim.
11½ in. and 15 in. (29.2 and 38 cm.) high
Alfred E. Guntermann (1943-2013) Collection.
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