Lot 222. An apple-green-glazed meiping, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 5 in. (12.7 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 3,500 - GBP 4,500. Price realised GBP 2,151. © Christie's Images Ltd 2004
Of ovoid shape with tapering neck and base, covered on the exterior with a translucent crackled pale apple-green glaze stopping around the foot, the interior and base with pale crackled celadon glaze.
Provenance: E. T. Hall Collection, no. 343.
Note: Compare the small green Langyao jarlet illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum: Monochrome Porcelain (Beijing), Hong Kong, 1999, p. 20, no. 17.
Christie's. Chinese Monochrome Porcelain from the Collection of the late E. T. Hall, London, 7 June 2004