Lot 2964. A rare Ru-type hexagonal jardinière, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 11 in. (27.9 cm.) wide. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 300,000. Price realised HKD 250,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018.
The curving sides flare out to the flat, everted rim and is all raised on six low bracket feet. The vessel is covered overall with an opaque glaze of Ru-type. There are two drainage holes in the base flanking the seal mark, box.