A VERY RARE GREEN-GLAZED BLACK-GROUND VASE
15.000 € - 25.000 €
Description:China, underglaze blue Qianlong seal mark and period
H. 28,9 cm
Superbly enamelled with a continuous undulating leafy composite floral scroll reserved in green against the black ground, including lotus, peony, aster, prunus and lily. This palette of green and black is very rare and appears to only have been used during Kangxi, Yongzheng and Qianlong reigns. These wares were invariably decorated with designs that are very well rendered.
Christie's Hongkong, 'Masterworks of Chinese Art', 5./6.11.1997, Lot 975
Cf. A Yongzheng marked saucer dish and a globular bottle vase, in the Baur collection, Geneva, illustrated by Ayers in the Catalogue, vol. IV, no. A568-69. See also a Yongzheng-marked baluster vase decorated with
longyan, narcissus and lingzhi was sold Christie's Hongkong, 26.9.1989, Lot 630 - Christie's Hongkong, 28.11.2006, Lot 1530. See also a related chargersold Sotheby's Hongkong, 10.4.2006, lot 1520.
Few very small chips or frits to rim restored, fine filled hairline inside at the stand