• 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 376

    A FAMILLE VERTE BALUSTER VASE

    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FAMILLE VERTE BALUSTER VASE
    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
    The elongated body decorated with a continuous scene of four court ladies admiring an infant in a terraced garden below a diaper band with chrysanthemum heads, the neck with a scene of boats and a lakeside pavilion beneath a pine tree
    18 1/8 in. (46.3 cm.) high, box


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the grandfather of the present owners, Whampoa, Guangdong, circa 1890-1920s, thence by descent within the family.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NORTH-AMERICAN CHINESE FAMILY COLLECTION, FORMED DURING THE LATE QING DYNASTY