• 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 379

    A LARGE FAMILLE VERTE JAR AND COVER

    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE FAMILLE VERTE JAR AND COVER
    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
    The broad baluster body decorated with ten petal-shaped panels enclosing various scenes of figures at leisure in garden pavilions or travelers in mountainous landscapes or waterways within flower-strewn stippled borders below a diaper band of cash emblems and beribboned babao on the shoulder and a continuous landscape on the neck, the domed cover surmounted by a large knop and painted with three shaped panels of 'antiques' or floral sprays sprouting from rockwork
    25½ in. (64.8 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Collection Bernheimer, Munich.