Emperor Yongzheng Chinese porcelain vase – Qing dynasty

Another beautiful Qing dynasty porcelain vase was sold earlier this month in an exhibition of Chinese masterworks by London based dealer Eskezani Ltd. for the asking price of $25 million US dollars.

This 30cm high Falangcai porcelain pear-shaped (yuhuchun ping) Chinese vase painted with a dragon in purple enamels dates from the reign of the Emperor Yongzheng  it is the only existent piece out of a group of puce-decorated wares made in the Imperial palace, Beijing, from 1723 to 1735.

The vase was made to order for the emperor Yongzheng and reference is made to it in the imperial records, it would have been decorated by a court artist in Beijing after manufacture at Jingdezhen.

Qing dynasty porcelain vase

Qing dynasty porcelain vase