29 juillet 2018

A group of six monochrome vases, Qing dynasty, 17th-19th century

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Lot 159. A group of six monochrome vases, Qing dynasty, 17th-19th century. Height of tallest 6 1/2  in., 16.5 cm. Estimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot sold 27,500 USDPhoto Sotheby’s.

comprising a vase of compressed bottle form covered in a pearl-gray glaze, 18th century; a robin's egg-glazed hu-form vase with elephant-head handles, 18th / 19th century, a 'guan'-style 'lotus pod' flower vase, 19th century;  an iron-rust-glazed meiping, 18th / 19th century, a celadon-glazed pear-shaped vase; and a white-glazed soft paste double gourd vase with incised 'dragon' decoration, 17th / 18th century (6).

Provenance: Robin's Egg, the 'Guan'-Style, the Iron-Rust, and the Celadon-glazed vases all from L. Y. Lee (Li), Tonying and Co., New York in either 1959 or 1962.
White-glazed vase: Collection of Lee Van Ching (Li Shizeng?); Collection of H.K. Wang; Collection of Lee (Li) Ling Yun; L.Y.Lee (Li), Tonying & Co. New York, 1959.
Pearl gray-glazed vase: Collection of Joseph E. Widener (1872-1943); Samuel T. Freeman & Co, Philadelphia, 20 June 1944; Frank Partridge, London; Robert Sommerville Chinese Art, Chicago, acquired in 1958.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 16 sept. 2014

 

 

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