A fine copper-red glazed yuhuchun vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong

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Lot 2656. A fine copper-red glazed yuhuchun vase, seal mark and period of Qianlong (1736-1795); 29 cm., 11 3/8 in. Estimate 120,000 — 150,000 HKD. Lot sold 596,000 HKD© Sotheby's 2010

elegantly potted with a pear-shaped body, rising from a slightly splayed foot to a waisted neck and a flared rim, covered on the exterior with a rich red bubble-suffused glaze draining to white at the rims, the interior and base glazed white, the base inscribed in underglaze blue with a six-character reign mark.

Provenance: Mayuyama, Tokyo.
A Japanese Private Collection.
Christie's Hong Kong, 29th May 2007, lot 1530.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, Hong Kong, 08 Oct 2010