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    Sale 2269

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    19 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 746

    A CLAIR-DE-LUNE-GLAZED VASE

    KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND PROBABLY OF THE PERIOD

    Price Realised  

    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.

    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the provenance for this item should read: American Art Association, 1930s.