• 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 397

    A LARGE FLAMBE-GLAZED HEXAGONAL BALUSTER VASE

    18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE FLAMBE-GLAZED HEXAGONAL BALUSTER VASE
    18TH/EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    Heavily potted, glazed in bold streaks of purplish copper red in the center of each facet and milky blue shading to mushroom at the corners extending from the upright rim to the edge of the waisted pedestal foot, the neck flanked by a pair of elephant-head handles covered in a bright milky blue glaze, as is the interior
    22¼ in. (56.5 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN