Lot 1806. A fine Guan-type cong-shaped vase, Daoguang six-character sealmark and of the period (1821-1850); 11 1/4 in. (28.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000. Price realised HKD 319,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008.
The square body moulded on its sides with the eight trigrams below a short cylindrical neck with a lipped rim, all resting on a waisted spreading foot, covered overall in a characteristic grey-blue glaze with a network of light and dark brown crackles.
Note: Previously sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 20 March 1990, lot 740.
Christie's Hong Kong. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 27 May 2008