• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

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

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1375

    A BLUE AND WHITE MING-STYLE PEAR-SHAPED GARLIC-MOUTH VASE

    JIAQING SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1796-1820)

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    A BLUE AND WHITE MING-STYLE PEAR-SHAPED GARLIC-MOUTH VASE
    JIAQING SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1796-1820)
    Finely painted in early fifteenth century style with blossoming branches alternating with blossoming and fruiting branches of peach, pomegranate and gourd, between a band of upright petals below and ruyi and key-fret bands around the shoulder, the base of the neck with a band of scroll-filled petal lappets and the bulbous mouth encircled by a band of chrysanthemum scroll, the spreading foot ringed by spume-flecked waves
    11 in. (28 cm.) high, box


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    An identical Jiaqing-marked vase is illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum - 36 - Blue and White Porcelain with Underglazed Red III, Hong Kong, 2000, p. 159, no. 145.

    Provenance

    Christie's, New York, 19 September 2006, lot 308.


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