Lot 440
  • 440

A FLAMBE-GLAZED BALUSTER VASE QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY |

Estimate
2,000 - 3,000 USD
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Description

  • Porcelain
  • Height 15 1/4  in., 38.7 cm
the robustly potted compressed globular body rising from a high splayed foot to a waisted neck flanked by elephant-mask form handles and surmounted by an inverted bulbous stepped rim, covered overall with a lustrous glaze of deep aubergine streaked with brilliant crimson in two swathes to the body and foot, transmuting to vibrant shades of mottled violet at the neck and draining to a mushroom-gray at the mouth and handles, the recessed base left unglazed 

Provenance

American Private Collection.
Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York.
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