A FLAMBÉ-GLAZED WINTER MELON-SHAPED VASE
Qing dynasty, late 18th - early 19th century
18 cm high
Provenance: Acquired on 14 april 1967 from Lee Cheong, Jakarta.
A flambé-glazed vase of similar shape but larger dimensions is in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (see Making Pottery Art. The Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection of French Ceramics, New York 2014); see also J. Ayers, Far Eastern Ceramics in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London 1980, n. 219, for a vase of similar shape and glaze in the Victoria & Albert Museum in London.