Lot 3592. A Turquoise-Glazed Double-Gourd Vase, Qing Dynasty, 18th CenturyTurquoise-Glazed Double-Gourd Vase, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century. H 23.7cmSold for HKD 108,000/USD 13,846 (Estimate HKD 40,000 - 80,000/USD 5,128 - 10,256). © Poly Auction Hong Kong Limited

The piece, in the shape of a bottle gourd, has a pear-shape and an ovoid bulb, and a deeply recessed base. It is covered with a mottled glaze of dark turquoise blue, except for the base, where the biscuit has fired brick red.

Provenance: The Meiyitang Collection.

Literature: Regina Krahl, Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection, vol. 2, London, 1994-2010, p.250, no.922.

Poly Auction. A Romance Among Blooming Roses: The Meiyintang Collection of Three Dynasties Imperial Ceramics,  Hong Kong, 2 December 2021