19 March 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 10,625
Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
A CLAIR-DE-LUNE-GLAZED VASE
KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND PROBABLY OF THE PERIOD
The compressed globular body rising to a tall neck flaring slightly at the rim, covered with a pale blue glaze below the white rim
7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) high
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A clair-de-lune vase of closely related size and form, also bearing a Kangxi mark, is illustrated by J. Ayers, The Baur Collection: Chinese Ceramics, vol. III, Geneva, 1972, no. A 317.
Please note that the provenance for this item should read: American Art Association, 1930s.