Yongzheng 1723-1735. Miniature Mark and Period Porcelain Vase.
A miniature Yongzheng porcelain vase, six character Yongzheng mark and of the period 1723-1735. The thickly potted baluster form garlic-neck vase has an-hua decoration. The base with a six character Yongzheng mark in underglaze blue.
The footrim with one long flake chip to the inner edge c.9 x 1 or 2 mm. Minute chips to the outer edge of the footrim. A minute glaze crack to the top c.2 mm.
height : 7 cm (2 3/4 inches)
Allan Gibson Hughes (1889-1938) of Chalfont, The Mount, Shrewsbury. "he (Hughes) bought a small group of small monochromes which came from a lot comprising 46 pieces bought by Bluett's at the Richard Cory sale". See : Provenance, Collectors, Dealers & Scholars, Chinese Ceramics in Britain and America (Roy Davids and Dominic Jellinek, Published by Roy Davids 2011. ISBN 978-0-9570148-0-0) page 245.