Lot 750. A very rare small clair-de-lune-glazed pear-shaped bottle vase, Yongzheng four-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1723-1735); 5 ¾ in. (14.6 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 35,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.
The vase is delicately potted with a pear-shaped body rising to a slender tapering neck and is covered overall with a pale blue glaze.
Provenance: Kate Sturges Buckingham (1858–1937) Collection, Chicago, 1924.
The Art Institute of Chicago, accessioned as the Collection of Lucy Maud Buckingham (1870-1920) in 1924.