Lot 47. A very large guan-type archaistic vase, hu, Yongzheng six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735). Estimate GBP 180,000 - GBP 220,000 (USD 219,240 - USD 267,960). Photo Christie's Images Ltd 2016.
The vase has a pair of stylised dragon handles and is decorated with raised archaistic straps and bosses, covered overall in a celadon glaze with a network of dark grey crackles. 19 5/8 in. (50 cm.) high.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 8 November 2016, London, King Street