• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 199

    A CLOISONNE ENAMEL ARCHAISTIC FACETED VASE, FANGHU

    SECOND HALF 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CLOISONNE ENAMEL ARCHAISTIC FACETED VASE, FANGHU
    SECOND HALF 17TH CENTURY
    Each facet decorated with a dissolved taotie mask below a pair of confronted dragons, with further dragon scrolls on the canted shoulder and bands of petals on the spreading mouth and pedestal foot, the pair of loop handles issuing from monster masks, with notched flanges dividing each side and at the corners
    11 3/8 in. (29 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estate of Joseph F. McCrindle