Lot 1811. A robin's-egg-glazed lantern vase, Daoguang impressed six-character sealmark and of the period (1821-1850); 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm.) high. Estimate HKD 150,000 - HKD 200,000. Price realised HKD 343,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2008.
The sides moulded with a pair of inverted vase-form handles below the high shoulder, covered with a finely-mottled glaze of rich turquoise and lapis-blue tone continuing over the slightly lipped rim to the interior and the base, box.
Provenance: Fred Lee Antiques, acquired in 1987.
Note: A similar vase was sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 26 September 1989, lot 717.
Christie's Hong Kong. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art. 27 May 2008