A PEACHBLOOM-GLAZED BEEHIVE-FORM WATERPOT KANGXI MARK AND PERIOD
20,000 - 30,000 USD
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- Diameter 5 in., 12.7 cm
finely potted of classic domed 'taibai zun' form, the slightly tapered sides rising to a rounded shoulder and short waisted neck below a lipped mouth-rim, the exterior evenly applied overall save for the rim and base with a glaze of deep rose shading to grayish-rose and mottled with raspberry tinged flecks, the body further faintly incised with three stylized archaistic dragon roundels, the recessed base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue in three columns
Collection of Sidney T. Cook (1910-1964), and thence by descent.