A Guan-type cong, Tongzhi mark and period (1862-1874)

 

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Lot 333.  A Guan-type cong, Tongzhi mark and period (1862-1874); 28cm., 11in. Estimate 7,000 - 9,000 GBPLot sold 8,750 GBP. © Sotheby's 2013.

the square-form body rising from a spreading foot to a waisted neck, moulded on each side with the Eight Trigrams, covered overall in a translucent celadon glaze suffused with a subtle light russet crackle, the base with a six-character reign mark.

Provenance:A Danish Private Collection.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 06 nov. 2013