Lot 639. A copper-red-glazed meiping, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Height 7 1/2  in., 19 cmEstimate 8,000 — 12,000 USD. Lot sold 18,750 USD. Courtesy Sotheby's.

the tapered sides swelling to broad rounded shoulders rising to a short, waisted neck and everted rim, the exterior glazed in a deep crimson with fine striations of brick red, the rim and recessed base glazed white with a bluish tint.

ProvenanceRalph M. Chait Galleries, New York, 2004.

Literature: Karen Thomson, ed., The Blema and H. Arnold Steinberg Collection, Montreal, 2015, pl. 161.

Sotheby'sImportant Chinese Art, 11 september 2019