19 March 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 22,500
Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 18,000
A LARGE COPPER-RED AND UNDERGLAZE-BLUE-DECORATED OVOID VASE
The tapering ovoid body with short, tapered neck, painted on one side with a large prunus tree, a group of magpies perched on its gnarled branches amidst clusters of blossoms rendered in underglaze red, the reverse with four magpies in flight between further blossoming branches
20 3/8 in. (51.8 cm.) high, box
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