• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 28

    A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE GU VASE

    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE GU VASE
    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
    Painted to the lower body with cranes wading within a watery landscape surrounded by oversized lotus blossoms, the bulbous mid-section with scattered flowering branches, the upper body and flaring neck with birds amongst blossoming peony branches issuing from rockwork
    17 5/8 in. (44.7 cm.) high


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    Literature

    Inventory and Valuation of the contents of Newton Hall, Felton, Morpeth, Northumberland, The Property of Brigadier General B. F. Widdrington, C.M.G., D.S.O., 1925, p. 169.