A small copper-red glazed vase, meiping, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735)

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Lot 1995. A small copper-red glazed vase, meiping, mark and period of Yongzheng (1723-1735); 16 cm., 6 1/4 in. Estimate 700,000-900,000 HKD (67,484 — 86,765 EUR). Lot Sold 1,340,000  HKD (129,184 EUR). Photo Sotheby's.

of finely potted baluster form with rounded shoulders rising to a short waisted neck, covered overall with a warm pinkish-red glaze, the interior and inset foot glazed white, with the four-character reign mark inscribed on the base within double circles.

Provenance: Sotheby's Hong Kong, 8th April 2007, lot 710.

Note: A slightly larger meiping of this form and glaze, included in the Exhibition of Ch'ing Porcelain from the Wah Kwong Collection, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 1973, cat. no. 6, and the Exhibition of Ming and Ch'ing Porcelain from the Collection of the T.Y. Chao Family Foundation, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong, 1978, cat. no. 48, was sold in these rooms, 18th November 1986, lot 95; and another closely related Yongzheng vase was also sold in these rooms, 29th October 2001, lot 570.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. Hong Kong. 05 Oct 2011