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A Chinese "claire de lune" or pale celadon-glazed pouring vessel, Huajiao
Yongzheng six-character seal mark and possibly of the period

Decorated with lobed "chrysanthemum-petals" to shoulder and body, the underside marked "Da Qing Yongzheng Nian Zhi", traces of a dark dressing to the polished footring.

H: 9 3/4 in.

Provenance: Acquired from a New Jersey estate by the present owner.

NOTE: For another example of this form, from the Meiyintang collection, glazed white and with an incised foliate scroll band around the waist, see Christie's Hong Kong, April 8, 2013, lot 3050, where the form, both with and without handles, is discussed, as are other examples, variously glazed and decorated, in the Palace Museum, Beijing and other collections. See also the celadon-glazed example with incised foliate band in the Avery Brundage Collection at the Asian Arts Museum, San Francisco, no. B60P13, and another, sold Christie's, Hong Kong, May 28, 2014, lot 3305. See also a blue and white-decorated example with handle, sold Christie's London, November 7, 2006, lot 196

Estimated at $20,000 - $30,000


 

Decorated with lobed "chrysanthemum-petals" to shoulder and body, the underside marked "Da Qing Yongzheng Nian Zhi", traces of a dark dressing to the polished footring.

H: 9 3/4 in.

Provenance: Acquired from a New Jersey estate by the present owner.

NOTE: For another example of this form, from the Meiyintang collection, glazed white and with an incised foliate scroll band around the waist, see Christie's Hong Kong, April 8, 2013, lot 3050, where the form, both with and without handles, is discussed, as are other examples, variously glazed and decorated, in the Palace Museum, Beijing and other collections. See also the celadon-glazed example with incised foliate band in the Avery Brundage Collection at the Asian Arts Museum, San Francisco, no. B60P13, and another, sold Christie's, Hong Kong, May 28, 2014, lot 3305. See also a blue and white-decorated example with handle, sold Christie's London, November 7, 2006, lot 196

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