3613

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Lot 3613. A fine copper-red glazed meiping, Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735); 8 1/2 in. (21.5cm.) highEstimate HK$2,000,000 - HK$3,000,000 ($258,286 - $387,430). Price Realized  HK$3,620,000 ($467,501). © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011

Of finely potted baluster form with rounded shoulders and a short waisted neck, the exterior covered with an even rich red glaze stopping neatly at the everted rim and spreading foot, the interior and base with transparent glaze, stand, box. 

Provenance: The T.Y. Chao Private and Family Trust Collections of Important Chinese Ceramics, Part 1, sold at Sotheby's, Hong Kong, 18 November 1986, lot 95 (sold as a pair with the proceeding lot).

ExhibitedCh'ing Porcelain from the Wah Kwong Collection, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 1973, illustrated in the Catalogue, no. 6
Ming and Ch'ing Porcelain from the Collection of the T.Y. Chao Family Foundation, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 1978, illustrated in the Catalogue, no. 48.

Note: Compare with a copper-red meiping illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum, Monochrome Porcelain, Hong Kong, 1999, pl. 24. Another slightly larger copper-red meiping (24 cm. high) from the collection of Emily Trevor sold at Christie's New York, 19 September 2007, lot 344.

3614

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Lot 3614. A fine copper-red glazed meiping. Yongzheng six-character mark within double-circles and of the period (1723-1735); 8 1/2 in. (21.5cm.) high. Estimate HK$2,000,000 - HK$3,000,000 ($258,286 - $387,430). Price Realized HK$5,060,000 ($653,468). © Christie's Images Ltd. 2011

Of finely potted baluster form with rounded shoulders and a short waisted neck, the exterior covered with an even rich red glaze stopping neatly at the everted rim and spreading foot, the interior and base with transparent glaze, stand, box.

Provenance: The T.Y. Chao Private and Family Trust Collections of Important Chinese Ceramics, Part 1, sold at Sotheby's, Hong Kong, 18 November 1986, lot 95 (sold as a pair with the preceding lot)
The property  of a lady.

ExhibitedCh'ing Porcelain from the Wah Kwong Collection, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 1973, illustrated in the Catalogue, no. 6
Ming and Ch'ing Porcelain from the Collection of the T.Y. Chao Family Foundation, Hong Kong Museum of Art, 1978, illustrated in the Catalogue, no. 48.

Christie's. The Imperial Sale,  Hong Kong, 1 June 2011