Holidays.net Online Store

Holdays.net Home


April 19th, 2014
Holy Saturday

April 19th, 2014
Orthodox Holy Saturday

April 20th, 2014
Orthodox Easter

April 20th, 2014
Easter Sunday

April 21st, 2014
Orthodox Easter Monday

April 21st, 2014
Patriot's Day

April 21st, 2014
San Jacinto Day

April 21st, 2014
Easter Monday

April 22nd, 2014
Oklahoma Day

April 22nd, 2014
Last day of Passover

April 22nd, 2014
Earth Day

April 23rd, 2014
World Book and Copyright Day

April 23rd, 2014
Administrative Professionals Day

April 25th, 2014
World Malaria Day

April 25th, 2014
Arbor Day

April 26th, 2014
World Intellectual Property Day

April 27th, 2014
Yom HaShoah

April 28th, 2014
World Day for Safety and Health at Work

April 28th, 2014
Confederate Memorial Day

April 29th, 2014
Day to Remember Chemical Warfare Victims

May 1st, 2014
National Day of Prayer

May 1st, 2014
Loyalty Day

May 1st, 2014
Law Day

May 3rd, 2014
World Press Freedom Day

May 4th, 2014
Rhode Island Independence Day

May 5th, 2014
Cinco de Mayo

May 6th, 2014
Primary Election Day Indiana

May 6th, 2014
Yom HaAtzmaut

May 8th, 2014
Time to Remember Lost Lives From World War II

May 8th, 2014
Truman Day

May 9th, 2014
'Confederate Memorial Day' observed

May 10th, 2014
Confederate Memorial Day

May 11th, 2014
Mother's Day

May 13th, 2014
Primary Election Day West Virginia

May 14th, 2014
World Migratory Bird Day

May 15th, 2014
International Day of Families

May 15th, 2014
Peace Officers Memorial Day

May 16th, 2014
National Defense Transportation Day

May 17th, 2014
World Information Society Day

May 17th, 2014
Armed Forces Day

May 18th, 2014
Lag B'Omer

May 21st, 2014
World Day for Cultural Diversity

 



Search:

Large, Rare & Important Chinese Pear Shaped Porcelain Vase 11-1/2" (29 Cm) Tall For Sale

Large, Rare & Important Chinese Pear Shaped Porcelain Vase 11-1/2

Our beautiful and extraordinary Chinese vase is of a highly sought scarce traditional form. It is (as not unusual) unsigned but from the Qing Dynasty. The form has a formal name in Chinese which is the yuhuchun ping form. A somewhat similarly shaped one in blue and white porcelain was offered in an listing for $150,000 for which an offer was accepted on March 28, 2013. In the information given in that listing, they cited Bloomberg as having reported that similar vase sold for $25 million dollars. We, as inexpert collectors of Chinese artifacts for many decades, never researched our vase nor are we representing ourselves as experts, but when we purchased this vase we thought it was something special and it was purchased at an estate sale where no information was offered.

Please thoroughly examine our photographs and use your own expertise and judgment in assessing it both for beauty and rarity as well as value consideration. Look at the photograph inside the vase for the unusual porcelain performance on its interior bottom. The birds, flowers, mountains and other decorations are lovely. The uppermost outer rim’s decor is unusual as is the shoulder band and decoration thereof. The deer heads with antlers as handles are remarkable in their simplicity and their tenor resounds in the lovely splayed foot. The condition overall is remarkably good. Please respect your own insight by close inspection of the vase. There are reflections on the vase, as is usual in photography of surfaces such as this. Please do not misunderstand and think they are abrasions of any kind.

In an article in the Wall Street Journal on April 10, 2013, a pear-shaped vase was shown in regard to Christie’s opening a standalone sale house in China and referencing the vase as representing a Chinese cultural relic from prior to 1911 (the end of the Qing Dynasty) as typical of those Christie’s will not be allowed to sell through their sale house. They are classical items that have traditionally been the most valuable collectibles among Chinese buyers.

We anticipate finding an important museum placement for fine collectors holdings for this wonderful piece we are parting with for our retirement.

Size is approximately 11-1/2” tall by 9” in diameter (29.2 cm by 22.9 cm). The top is 4-5/8” (11.75 cm) in diameter.

As many of you know, we are selling our collections in preparation for our retirement where we will have much smaller quarters than we have filled over the years. We thank you for your patronage and kind words though we are somewhat embarrassed to bare our endless possessions in front of the world. Please click here to view the collections we are selling.


Large, Rare & Important Chinese Pear Shaped Porcelain Vase 11-1/2

This item has been shown 659 times.

Buy Now

Large, Rare & Important Chinese Pear Shaped Porcelain Vase 11-1/2" (29 Cm) Tall:
$7,200




Chinese Antique Blue And White Binaural Porcelain Flask picture
Chinese Antique Blue And White Binaural Porcelain Flask


Chinese Antique Famille Rose Dragon Pattern Porcelain Flat Vase picture
Chinese Antique Famille Rose Dragon Pattern Porcelain Flat Vase


Beautiful Bird Vase ~ Von Maur picture
Beautiful Bird Vase ~ Von Maur


An Amazing Estate Iron Red Chinese Porcelain Brush Washer Pine Tree & Crane picture
An Amazing Estate Iron Red Chinese Porcelain Brush Washer Pine Tree & Crane


An Exquisite Antique Chinese Estate Figural Porcelain Vase Pair Marked Yungzheng picture
An Exquisite Antique Chinese Estate Figural Porcelain Vase Pair Marked Yungzheng


Chinese Beautiful Blue And White People Figure Porcelain Vase picture
Chinese Beautiful Blue And White People Figure Porcelain Vase


Large Asian Gold Fish Covered Jar Chinese Porcelain 20th Century Green Plants Nr picture
Large Asian Gold Fish Covered Jar Chinese Porcelain 20th Century Green Plants Nr


1342 Beautiful Chinese Blue-and-white Figures Pattern Porcelain Vase picture
1342 Beautiful Chinese Blue-and-white Figures Pattern Porcelain Vase


Indian Vase picture
Indian Vase


Chinese Porcelain Kwanyin& Lotus, Elephant Head On Heaven Vase;19th Century, Nr. picture
Chinese Porcelain Kwanyin& Lotus, Elephant Head On Heaven Vase;19th Century, Nr.