• 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 1355

    A FINE BLUE AND WHITE SLEEVE VASE

    TRANSITIONAL PERIOD, CIRCA 1644-1661

    Price Realised  

    A FINE BLUE AND WHITE SLEEVE VASE
    TRANSITIONAL PERIOD, CIRCA 1644-1661
    Well painted with a seated qilin looking up at a phoenix in flight, with banana trees and a rock on the reverse, all between incised anhua borders below a leaf tip band
    18 in. (45.9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    S. & G. Gump, San Francisco, 1920s-30s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE MIDWESTERN COLLECTION