1922
1922

PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN GENTLEMAN

A RARE RU-TYPE VASE
SEAL MARK AND PERIOD OF QIANLONG
Estimate
1,200,0001,800,000
LOT SOLD. 2,300,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
1922

PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN GENTLEMAN

A RARE RU-TYPE VASE
SEAL MARK AND PERIOD OF QIANLONG
Estimate
1,200,0001,800,000
LOT SOLD. 2,300,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A RARE RU-TYPE VASE
SEAL MARK AND PERIOD OF QIANLONG

the slightly compressed bulbous body rising from an octagonal foot to a columnar neck and an everted trumpet mouth, the body accented with eight sets of triple vertical ribs extending above the foot and merging into a single rib at the octagonal-facetted neck, the body and neck further divide by four horizontal rings, all beneath a pale watchet-blue glaze suffused with a fine network of golden crackles, the glaze thinning along the ribs exposing the white body, the underside inscribed with an underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark


21.3 cm., 8 3/8 in.
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Catalogue Note

This type of raised ring vessel evolved from excavated Song Guan ware from the Laohudong Guan ware kilnsite of the Southern Song in Hangzhou.  Similar vases can be found in the Huaihaitang Collection, illustrated in Ethereal Elegance, Art Museum at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 2008, cat. no. 27 and a pair from the Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Hu Collection in the Shanghai Museum illustrated in Imperial Monochromes: The Zande Lou Collection, Shanghai Museum, Shanghai, 2005, cat. no. 29. 

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