Lot 531
  • 531

A LARGE BLUE-GLAZED PEAR-SHAPED VASE YONGZHENG MARK AND PERIOD |

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 USD
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Description

  • porcelain
  • Height 14 1/4  in., 36.1 cm
elegantly potted with a pear-shaped body sweeping up to a waisted neck and a broad everted rim, supported on a splayed foot, richly applied on the exterior with a deep vibrant cobalt-blue glaze suffused with bubbles, stopping neatly at the foot and rim, the interior and the base reserved in white, the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle 

Catalogue Note

Relatively few Yongzheng mark and period blue-glazed pear-shaped vases of this large size are known. Compare one of the same height sold in our London rooms, 17th December 1980, lot 664; and another at Bonhams London, 6th November 2014, lot 202.  A number of smaller vases of this type, around 11 inches high, including one formerly in the collection of the British Rail Pension Fund, sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 16th May 1989, lot 52.

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