Lot 1755. A Ru-type faceted vase, Qianlong six-character seal mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1736-1795); 13¼ in. (33.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price realised USD 20,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.
The tapered square body with canted corners, with a slightly waisted neck and flared foot of conforming section, covered overall in a lightly crackled glaze of characteristic bluish-grey tone.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part I and Part II Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, New York, 24 March 2011