Lot 45. A pair of apple-green-glazed vases, 18th-19th century; 4¼ in. (11.8 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000. Price realised GBP 5,975. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004
The oval-shaped vases covered on the exteriors with a deep apple-green glaze suffused with fine dark grey crackles, below the dark-grey-dressed rims and stopping neatly above the feet.
Provenance: E. T. Hall Collection, nos. 347 and 348.
Note: A vase of related oval melon shape is illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum: Monochrome Porcelain (Beijing), Hong Kong, 1999, p. 277, pl. 253.
Christie's. Chinese Monochrome Porcelain from the Collection of the late E. T. Hall, London, 7 June 2004