Lot 46. An apple-green-glazed meiping, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 8½ in. (21.6 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 6,000. Price realised GBP 6,572. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004
With high rounded shoulders and gently spreading base below a short straight neck, covered on the exterior with a deep apple-green glaze stopping neatly above the unglazed, disc-shaped foot, the interior and base glazed white with russet crackles.
Provenance: E. T. Hall Collection, no. 338.
Note: A copper-red-glazed meiping with a similar bi foot and 7.8 cm. high, is illustrated in Monochrome Porcelain, The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum (Beijing), Hong Kong, 1999, p. 24, pl. 21.
Christie's. Chinese Monochrome Porcelain from the Collection of the late E. T. Hall, London, 7 June 2004