Lot 161. A ‘Guan’-type cong vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century. Height 5 3/8 in., 13.6 cm. Estimate 15,000 — 25,000 USD. Lot sold 15,000 USD. Photo Sotheby’s
of archaic jade form, the square section straight-sided body rising from a short foot to a narrow tapering circular neck, with bagua (Eight Trigrams) molded corners, covered overall with a pale blue-green crackled glaze.
Provenance: Collection of Mr. P. H. Guimaraens.
Exhibited: Oriental Ceramic Society, London, November 12th – December 13th 1952, no. 114.
Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York, 16 sept. 2014