943
943
A QINGBAI 'MELON' BOX AND COVER
SONG DYNASTY
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT
943
A QINGBAI 'MELON' BOX AND COVER
SONG DYNASTY
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 3,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A QINGBAI 'MELON' BOX AND COVER
SONG DYNASTY
of compressed globular form resembling a melon with lobed sides, an applied curled stem emerging from the convex center of the cover, applied overall in a translucent light turquoise-blue glaze pooling in the recesses, save for the raised interior rim and base left unglazed revealing the white body, the latter with a four-character mark in relief reading Cai jia hezi ji (the Cai family [made this] box) (2)
Diameter 5 1/4  in., 13.4 cm
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Provenance

Belgian Private Collection.

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