• 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 1432

    A GILT-DECORATED POWDER BLUE-GROUND BOTTLE VASE

    GUANGXU SIX-CHARACTER GILT MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1875-1908)

    Price Realised  

    A GILT-DECORATED POWDER BLUE-GROUND BOTTLE VASE
    GUANGXU SIX-CHARACTER GILT MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1875-1908)
    The bulbous body and waisted neck painted with bats in flight amidst clouds, separated by a band of shou characters and lotus sprays on the shoulder, all within decorative borders, the mark surrounded by lotus scroll
    16¼ in. (40.2 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in Los Angeles in 1985.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF PHILIP WOOD, SAN FRANCISCO