An opaque lemon-yellow bottle vase, Qianlong four-character wheel-cut mark within a square and of the period (1736-1795). Photo Christie’s Image Ltd 2014
The thick-walled vase has a globular body raised on a flared foot and is surmounted by a tall, cylindrical neck. The glass is of soft lemon-yellow color. 8¾ in. (22.2 cm.) high. Estimate $40,000 – $60,000. Price Realized $197,000
Provenance:Mrs. Mary J. Morgan Collection, New York, sold in 1886.
Mrs. S.D. Warren Collection; Beacon Art Gallery, Boston, 1902, lot 306. Curtis Family Collection, Manchester, Massachusetts.
Imperial Oriental Art, New York, 1998.
Hugh W. Greenberg (1930-2013) Collection, Franklin, Michigan.
Christie’s. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September 2014, New York, Rockefeller Plaza.