A fine robin’s egg-glazed vase, meiping, Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795)

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Lot 3322. A fine robin’s egg-glazed vase, meiping, Qianlong incised six-character seal mark and of the period (1736-1795). Estimate: HKD 600,000 - HKD 800,000 (USD 77,705 - USD 103,606)Price Realised HKD 687,500 (USD 89,050) © Christie’s Images Limited 2016.

The vase has a short neck, broad shoulders and a slightly spreading foot, covered overall with an opaque turquoise-blue glaze suffused with finely mottled dark bluish-purple. Size: 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) high, wood stand, Japanese wood box

ProvenanceA Japanese private collection, Kansai, acquired in the early 20th century

Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 30 November 2016, Hong Kong, HKCEC Grand Hall