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Pair of Flambe Vases

Auction:
2751B
Lot:
116
Sold for:
$2,460$2,000

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2751B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 17, 2014 6:00PM

Description:

Pair of Flambe Vases, China, Qing dynasty, garlic-head form with long neck and six-lobed bulbous jar-shape mouth with lipped rim, resting on short straight foot, the copper red glaze with purple to blue streaks and spots around the mouth, flambe-glazed interior, the foot ring and base unglazed, with wheel marks, ht. 8 1/8 in.

Provenance: Sold to benefit the acquisition fund of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.
Estimate $800-1,000

surface scratches, glaze defects with bumps and pockmarks from clay impurities, cracks to bases.


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China, Dartmouth College, Hood Museum of Art, New Hampshire, Hanover

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