15 September 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 6,250
Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
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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Japanese private collection prior to World War II.
Property from a Private Japanese Collection
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