A flambé-glazed bottle vase, 18th-19th century

Lot 1972. A flambé-glazed bottle vase, 18th-19th centuryEstimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. 

The heavily potted vase of pear shape is covered with a glaze of mottled crushed strawberry-red color that thins to mushroom at the rim before continuing onto the interior of the neck. 16 in. (40.5 cm.) high  

Provenance: Samuel Putnam Avery Sr. (1822-1904) Collection, New York. 
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1879. 

Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 16  September 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza