Lot 1075. Fine and very rare Doucai vase, China, Qing Dynasty, Yongzheng six character mark and period (1723-1735). Estimate: € 75000-85000. Photo Hampel

Cylindrical shape on short, wide standing ring and a straight-running, shortened neck. Delicate painting featuring a bird cherry tree, stones and bamboo on the floor and in different hues shaded clouds in shades of green, yellow, red-brown and underglaze blue. Height: 11.5 cm.

LiteratureSee. for vases in a similar form: Exhibition of Ancient Chinese Ceramics: From the Collection of the Kau Chi Society of Chinese Art, 1981, p 115. See. Yuan Tie, The Complete Collection of Porcelain of Jiangxi Province: Porcelain of the Qing Dynasty (I), 2005, pp 124, in the collection of the Jingdezhen Ceramic and Porcelain Museum. See. for Yongzhen ceramics with similar decoration. Harry Garner, The Arts of the Ch'ing Dynasty, 1965, No. 193, p 70, in the Percival David Foundation. See. Good Fortune, Long Life, Health and Peace: A Special Exhibition of Porcelains with Auspicipus De signs, No 88, pp 166, in the collection of the National museum Taipei.. See.... Regina Krahl, Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyin tang Collection Vol Four (II), No. 1744, pp 262-3(10,418,629) (10)

Hampel. Asian Art. Thursday, April 7, 2016