A peachbloom-glazed seal paste box and cover, Kangxi mark and period

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Lot 160. A peachbloom-glazed seal paste box and cover, Kangxi mark and period (1662-1722). Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 GBPLot sold 50,000 GBP. Photo: Sotheby’s

of compressed globular form, the possibly matched cover glazed a reddish and greyish-pink crushed fruit tone, the base similarly glazed, the footrim with a nicely finished groove around the outer edge, inscribed on the underside with a six-character mark in underglaze blue. Quantité: 2 – 7.4cm., 2 7/8 in.

Provenance: Lee Family Collection, formed in Shanghai in the 1920s.

Sotheby’s. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Londres | 05 nov. 2014, 10:00 AM