• 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 432

    A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE HEXAGONAL JARDINIERE

    KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE IN A LINE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)

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    A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE HEXAGONAL JARDINIERE
    KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE IN A LINE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)
    Of elongated hexagonal form, the faceted sides well painted with scenes of various Daoist immortals including Liu Hai with his three-legged toad, others with various attributes including peaches, flower-filled baskets and mythical beasts, all below a flat rim painted on top with diaper pattern within the outer barbed edge and on the underside with the reign mark, the base with two drainage holes; with metal liner
    23½ in. (59 cm.) long


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF LOUISE ROBBINS