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2927B Boston
September 16, 2016 11:00AMCalender

Four Small and Miniature Flambe-glazed Items

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2927B Location: Boston Date / Time: September 16, 2016 11:00AM


Four Small and Miniature Flambe-glazed Items, China, possibly Transitional period, a beehive water coupe with mottled purple underglaze and white-glazed interior, celadon-glazed base, with a wood stand, ht. 2 1/8, dia. 3 3/8; a brush washer, four-character Xuande mark under a partial collector's sticker on base, ht. 1 7/8, dia. 3 1/4; a flattened pear-shape miniature bottle base, resting on a raised foot, mottled with white, red, green, and black glazes, unglazed foot ring, Joseph Hennage sticker on the base, ht. to 3 1/2; a meiping-shape miniature vase, white-glazed mouth and foot rim, six-character Kangxi mark on recessed base, ht. 3 in.
Estimate $400-600

chip to rim of brush washer, others overall in good condition, some with firing flaws with pockmarks and clay impurities; some with crackles on glazes.

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Joseph Hennage, China