A small coral-red-glazed meiping, China, Qing dynasty, 18th century

A small coral-red-glazed meiping, China, Qing dynasty, 18th centuryEstimate $12,000 – $18,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2015

The body covered on the exterior with an unctuous coral-red glaze that ends at the white mouth rim; 10 ½ in. (26.6 cm.) high 

Provenance: The Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth, New York, before 1985.

Literature: A. Juliano, “Robert H. Ellsworth Treasures the East,” Architectural Digest, October 1985, p. 106.

CHRISTIE'S. THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT HATFIELD ELLSWORTH PART III - CHINESE WORKS OF ART: QING CERAMICS, GLASS AND JADE CARVINGS, 19 March 2015, New York, Rockefeller Plaza.