• 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 350

    A FAHUA BARREL-FORM GARDEN SEAT

    MING DYNASTY, 15TH-16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FAHUA BARREL-FORM GARDEN SEAT
    MING DYNASTY, 15TH-16TH CENTURY
    The sides finely decorated in relief with a central band of pairs of peacocks standing in front of a garden rock between flowering peony, with incised details, the scenes separated by monster masks within ogival cartouches, with rows of bosses above and below, the domed top with a pierced lotus sprig in the center and four lotus leaves at the rim, all in purplish blue, turquoise, pale aubergine and cream
    15 in. (38 cm.) high


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