• 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 400

    A BLUE-GLAZED CONG-FORM VASE

    TONGZHI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1862-1874)

    Price Realised  

    A BLUE-GLAZED CONG-FORM VASE
    TONGZHI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1862-1874)
    Of square section, the rectangular body raised on a broad circular foot and decorated on two sides with molded elephant-head and ring handles, covered overall, including the base, with a glaze of rich blue color thinning to a paler tone on the raised areas of decoration
    11 5/8 in. (29.5 cm.) high, wood stand, Japanese wood box


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