05 mars 2020

A fine and rare celadon-glazed globular jar and cover, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)

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Lot 2018. A fine and rare celadon-glazed globular jar and cover, Qianlong six-character sealmark and of the period (1736-1795)8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm.) highEstimate HKD 100,000 - HKD 150,000Price realised HKD 300,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2010

Of ovoid form with short neck and domed cover, the sides moulded with a pair of C-scroll handles below the shoulder, covered inside and out with a glaze of even pale celadon tone ending in a neat line above the unglazed footrim exposing a thin line burnt orange in the firing, box.

Provenance: Previously sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 20 March 1990, lot 737.  

Note: A celadon-glazed Qianlong jar with cover of this form is illustrated by Krahl, Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection, vol. II, no. 866. One without the cover in the Hong Kong Museum of Art was included in exhibition The Wonders of the Potter's Palette, 1984, Catalogue no. 79, and another in the Min Chiu Society Exhibition of Monochrome Ceramics, Hong Kong, 1977, Catalogue, no. 75.

Christie's. The Imperial Sale Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, Hong Kong, 31 May 2010


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