A Rare Apple-Green Glazed Ovoid Jar. Kangxi Six-Character Mark In Underglaze Blue And Of The Period (1662-1722). Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012
The high-shouldered, tapering body is covered with a glaze of rich green color in contrast to the white interior. 8 7/8 in. (20 cm.) high, box - Estimate $50,000 - $70,000
Notes: A set of three monochrome jars of the same size and shape, with Kangxi marks, one with green glaze, one yellow and another aubergine, were sold at Christie's New York, 3 June 1993, lot 236. Another Kangxi-marked jar of this shape and color was sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 27 November 2007, lot 1712.
Compare, also, a yellow-glazed jar and cover, of the same shape, with a Kangxi mark, in the Percival David Foundation, illustrated by R. Scott, Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art, London, 1989, p. 94, no. 95.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part I. 13 - 14 September 2012, New York, Rockefeller Plaza