Lot 143. A celadon-glazed jar and cover, Seal mark and period of Daoguang (1821-1850). Height 8⅜ in., 21.4 cm. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD. Lot sold: 37,800 USD. © Sotheby's 2021
the ovoid body elegantly rising to a short waisted neck, flanked by a pair of low-relief C-shaped mock-handles at the shoulder, surmounted by a domed cover, all covered in an even pale celadon-green glaze, the recessed base with a six-character seal mark in underglaze blue.
Provenance: Sotheby's New York, 6th December 1989, lot 180.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 21 September 2021