Lot 169: SMALL DOUBLE GOURD VASE
19 November 2016
Vienna, Vienna, AustriaLive Auction
Glazed ceramic. China, late Qing dynasty to Republic, approx. 19th cent. – 1st half 20th cent.
Also in this small vase the decoration was achieved by differential glaze melting. Between the numerous, white spots (varying in white tones) resp. tiny half-spheres animating the exterior, different floral motifs are placed, which are emphasized due to their blue glaze.
HEIGHT 12,8 CM
A comparable example with very similar form, tail, wings and glaze strips is illustrated in “Han Tang Taoci Daquan”, Taibei 1992, on page 442