2019_CKS_17114_0156_000(a_flambe-glazed_vase_hu_guangxu_incised_six-character_mark_and_of_the)

2019_CKS_17114_0156_001(a_flambe-glazed_vase_hu_guangxu_incised_six-character_mark_and_of_the)

Lot 156. A flambé-glazed vase, hu, Guangxu incised six-character mark and of the period (1875-1908)12 in. (30.5 cm.) highEstimate GBP 6,000 - GBP 10,000. Price realised GBP 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019

The vase is of archaistic fang hu form with twin tubular handles and is covered all over with a thick glaze of deep cherry red tone with purple streaks fading to a pale bluish-beige tone at the mouth, sides and handles.

Note: TCompare the present vase to a similarly decorated vase dated to the Guangxu period sold at Christie's London, 6 November 2012, lot 209. Another vase was sold at Christie's London, 13 May 2016, lot 621.

Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 5 November 2019