Of compressed globular body and waisted neck rising to a bulbous head and short upright rim, the body covered with light blue glaze with russet crackles and inclusion, the body with some firing flaws and kiln residuethrough, the base with six-character Qianlong seal. H:21.5 cm.
Provenance: Lots 68-84, Chinese porcelain from the Estate of Sear Hang Hwie Pao (1937-2009). Mr. Pao was one of Toronto’s most important dealers of Chinese porcelain and works of art. His antique store, Pao & Moltke Ltd., was a fixture in Toronto’s trendy Yorkville area for over thirty years.