• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

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

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1425

    A COPPER-RED-GLAZED BOTTLE VASE

    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)

    Price Realised  

    A COPPER-RED-GLAZED BOTTLE VASE
    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
    With compressed globular body and tall neck, covered with a crackle-suffused mottled glaze shading from dark to slightly greyish crushed strawberry-red color below a pale celadon-tinted glaze at the rim
    15 3/8 in. (39 cm.) high


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    A copper-red-glazed vase of similar shape, but of slightly larger size (16 in. high), is illustrated in Collection of Chinese and Other Far Eastern Art, Yamanaka & Co., Inc., New York, 1943, no. 925, where it is described as langyao and dated to the Kangxi period.

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property From a Private West Coast Collection