• 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 394

    A CELADON-GLAZED FLATTENED BALUSTER VASE

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CELADON-GLAZED FLATTENED BALUSTER VASE
    Molded allover with petal lobes that continue from the barbed mouth rim to the similarly barbed foot rim, with a pair of simplified dragon loop handles, covered overall with a glaze of soft sea-green color that also covers the inside of the pedestal foot, with apocryphal Qianlong seal mark
    11¼ in. (28.6 cm.) high, Japanese wood box


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    Provenance

    Japanese private collection prior to World War II.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private Japanese Collection