3660
3660

PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

A COPPER-RED GLAZED PEAR-SHAPED VASE
SEAL MARK AND PERIOD OF QIANLONG
Estimate
600,000800,000
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3660

PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN

A COPPER-RED GLAZED PEAR-SHAPED VASE
SEAL MARK AND PERIOD OF QIANLONG
Estimate
600,000800,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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A COPPER-RED GLAZED PEAR-SHAPED VASE
SEAL MARK AND PERIOD OF QIANLONG
superbly potted with an exaggerated pear-shaped body rising from a splayed foot to a subtle horizontal fillet around the shoulder, sweeping up to a tall cylindrical neck flaring towards the rim, applied to the exterior with a translucent copper-red glaze of rich crushed strawberry tone suffused with a network of fine crackle, thinning to a rosy-pink colour just below the rim and darkening to a liver-red tone as it pools around the foot, the interior and base left white, inscribed to the base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue
22.5 cm, 8 7/8  in.
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Provenance

Christie's London, 16th December 1981, lot 68.

Catalogue Note

It is rare to find a copper-red vase of this attractive compressed form. Another example from the Park Mc Cullough house association was sold at Christie's New York, 22nd March 2007, lot 412.

Important Chinese Art

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Hong Kong