Lot 3512. A ‘Robin’s Egg’ Glazed Bottle Vase, Yongzheng Period, 1723-1735. H 37.5cm. Estimate HKD 1,000,000 - 1,500,000 (USD 127,406 - 191,109). Lot sold HKD 1,652,000 (USD 210,415). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited.
The vase is well potted with a globular body moulded around the shoulder with seven bosses below a stepped band. Supporting the tall waisted neck encircled mid-way by double bow-strings and surmounted by a galleried mouth rim, the vase is all raised on a spreading domed foot. The vase is covered in thick and unctuous glaze of evenly streaky lavender and turquoise tones, base and interior of the neck.
Provenance: 1. Private Japanese Collection, Kansai
2. Christie’s Hong Kong, 1 November 2004, lot.807
3. The Ten-views Lingbi Rock Retreat Collection, no. EK261, Purchased from Eskenazi.
Poly Auction Hong Kong. Immaculately Exquisite – The Ten-Views of Lingbi Rock Retreat Collection of Imperial Gilt-Lacquer Guandi and Chinese Ceramics, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 2 april 2019 2:30PM