Lot 43. A green Ge-type glazed vase, hu, Yongzheng period (1723-35); 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 4,000. Price realised GBP 3,585. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004
The pear-shaped vase with a wide mouth rim, moulded with a single rib around the neck and applied with two stylised elephant handles, covered on the exterior with an apple-green glaze suffused with fine crackles and stopping neatly around the foot, the interior and base with a beige glaze with russet crackles.
Provenance: E. T. Hall Collection, no. 354.
Note: Compare the green ge-type jar illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum: Monochrome Porcelain (Beijing), Hong Kong, 1999, p. 251, pl. 229.
Christie's. Chinese Monochrome Porcelain from the Collection of the late E. T. Hall, London, 7 June 2004