• Chinese Ceramics & Works of Ar auction at Christies

    Sale 5944

    Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art

    10 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 14

    A famille noire biscuit stand, Kangxi (1662-1722)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A famille noire biscuit stand, Kangxi (1662-1722)
    of circular form, painted to the top roundel with birds amongst and within blossoming prunus branches issuing from stylised rockwork mounds on a typical black ground, the skirting band below with lobed whorl motifs beneath an aubergine glaze, raised on five scrolling beast-head supports -- 7¾in. (19.7cm.) wide, fitted box.


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