A large red-glazed pear-shaped vase, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735)

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Lot 3214. A large red-glazed pear-shaped vase, Yongzheng six-character mark in underglaze blue within a double circle and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate HK$2,600,000 – HK$3,500,000 (US$336,295 - $452,705). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.

The vase is sturdily potted with a globular body rising from a circular foot to a long straight neck, applied to the exterior with an even glaze of raspberry-red tone. The interior and base are covered with a clear glaze. 15 1/2 in. (39.4 cm.) high, box

ProvenanceA Belgiam private collection
Sold at Sotheby's London, 6 November 2013, lot 328 (one of a pair)

Christie's. THE IMPERIAL SALE / IMPORTANT CHINESE CERAMICS & WORKS OF ART, 1 June 2016, Convention Hall