Chinese copper-red glazed vase
9in., 23cms
Qing dynasty, circa 1800
Price: £ 2800.00
A Chinese copper-red glazed vase in the form of a winter melon covered in a rich, dark translucent copper-red glaze, the lobes of the melon delicately highlighted in white glaze, and with white-glazed rim. Good condition.
These vases are quite rare. An example is in the Metropolitan Museum, New York, a bequest from the H.O Havemayer collection.

Nicholas S Pitcher | Chinese Antiques, Porcelain, Pottery and Bronzes