A Guan-type faceted cong-form vase, Guangxu six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1875-1908)

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Lot 869. A Guan-type faceted cong-form vase, Guangxu six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1875-1908); 11½ in. (29.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000Price realised USD 11,250. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 

Of square section, the body is molded on each corner with notches below a short, tapering cylindrical neck. The vase is covered overall with an unctuous blue-green glaze suffused with a network of black and pale golden crackle, and the unglazed foot is covered with a brown dressing.

Provenance: Alfred E. Guntermann (1943-2013) Collection.  

Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September 2014, New York, Rockefeller Plaza