• Hearts of Oak auction at Christies

    Sale 5982

    Hearts of Oak

    2 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 314

    A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE VASE

    KANGXI (1662-1722), NOW IN THE FORM OF A LAMP

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CHINESE BLUE AND WHITE VASE
    KANGXI (1662-1722), NOW IN THE FORM OF A LAMP
    Of baluster form, painted to the surface with arched cartouches of fierce Qilin standing upon rockwork jutting out from rough swollen waves and surrounded by scrolling clouds, the rim with precious Buddhistic objects, with gilded wood base
    The porcelain, 13½in. (34.2cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Michael Hogg, London.