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PROPERTY FROM A BALTIMORE PRIVATE COLLECTION

A RARE MOLDED MOON WHITE-GLAZED RITUAL FOOD VESSEL AND COVER (DUI) QIANLONG SEAL MARKS AND PERIOD
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 100,000 USD
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PROPERTY FROM A BALTIMORE PRIVATE COLLECTION

A RARE MOLDED MOON WHITE-GLAZED RITUAL FOOD VESSEL AND COVER (DUI) QIANLONG SEAL MARKS AND PERIOD
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 100,000 USD
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Details & Cataloguing

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A RARE MOLDED MOON WHITE-GLAZED RITUAL FOOD VESSEL AND COVER (DUI) QIANLONG SEAL MARKS AND PERIOD
the spherical form modeled after a Warring States ritual food vessel, the body raised on three blade-form feet, the cover of conforming shape, both finely molded in shallow relief with borders of scrollwork, keyfret and wanzi diaper, centered with a mallow-form floret framed by scrollwork, the opaque 'moon white' glaze pooling in the recesses, each of the interiors centered with an incised six-character seal mark (2) 
Height 8 in., 20.4 cm
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Compare a related Qianlong mark and period white-glazed ritual vessel, in the form of a xing, carved with archaistic motifs and raised on three similar blade feet, sold at Christie's New York, 27th November 1991, lot 348. 

Provenance

Collection of George A. Lucas (1824–1909).
Collection of Jesse G. Kaufman (1883-1976), and thence by descent. 

Important Chinese Art

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