• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 287

    A RARE IMPERIAL ZITAN AND REVERSE-PAINTED GLASS HEXAGONAL LANTERN

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A RARE IMPERIAL ZITAN AND REVERSE-PAINTED GLASS HEXAGONAL LANTERN
    18TH CENTURY
    The finely carved zitan lantern with flared openwork crown carved with descending bats above a pierced waist and openwork scroll shoulder, the center section with upper and lower openwork borders joined by slender knopped columns at the corners that frame the recessed glass panels inside-painted with flowers, the waisted foot carved en suite and raised on six ruyi-head feet
    19 5/8 in. (50 cm.) high


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