A celadon-glazed jar and cover, Seal mark and period of Daoguang | 清道光 粉青釉月牙耳蓋罐 《大清道光年製》款
8,000 to - 12,000 USD
A celadon-glazed jar and cover
Seal mark and period of Daoguang
清道光 粉青釉月牙耳蓋罐 《大清道光年製》款
the ovoid body elegantly rising to a short waisted neck, flanked by a pair of low-relief C-shaped mock-handles at the shoulder, surmounted by a domed cover, all covered in an even pale celadon-green glaze, the recessed base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue (2)
Height 8⅜ in., 21.4 cm
The mouth rim of the vase with three short hairlines, the longest measuring approx. 2 cm in length, otherwise in overall good condition. The cover in overall good condition. Both with minor and expected firing imperfections and very minor wear to the surface.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
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Sotheby's New York, 6th December 1989, lot 180.