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A Flambe-Glazed Bottle Vase, 18th Century. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2012

The lower globular body tapers elegantly to the tall, cylindrical neck. The exterior is covered in a faintly crackled glaze of crushed-strawberry tone that thins to a mushroom color on the mouth. The glaze on the base is of ivory tone. 11¼ in. (28.6 cm.) high - Estimate $7,000 - $9,000

清十八世紀 窰變釉膽瓶

Provenance: Christie's New York, 2 December 1985, lot 301. 

Christie'sFine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part II, 13 September 2012. New York, Rockefeller Plaza