15 September 2016
This lot is offered without a reserve
A COPPER-RED-GLAZED BOTTLE VASE
The pear-shaped body tapers elegantly to the tall, slender neck, and is covered with a glaze of mottled, deep red tone that pales to mushroom on the mouth rim. The interior of the neck and the base are glazed white.
8 ½ in. (21.5 cm.) high
Mr. and Mrs. Isaac D. Fletcher (d. 1917) Collection.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1920.
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