A flambé-glazed vase, fanghu, Qing dynasty, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908)

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Lot 46. A flambé-glazed vase, fanghu, Qing dynasty, Guangxu mark and period (1875-1908); 30.4 cm, 12 in. Estimate £6,000-8,000. Courtesy Sotheby's.

the compressed pear-shaped body of rectangular section rising from a gently spreading foot, the neck with indented corners and set with a pair of lug handles, the body with raised peach-form panels, covered overall with a rich glossy red glaze streaked with pale blue and violet at the corners, handles, and at the mouth, the base with a six-character incised mark.

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 15 may 2019