• 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 401

    A LARGE GILT-DECORATED BLUE-GLAZED BOTTLE VASE

    QIANLONG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND POSSIBLY OF THE PERIOD

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE GILT-DECORATED BLUE-GLAZED BOTTLE VASE
    QIANLONG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND POSSIBLY OF THE PERIOD
    Of pear shape, covered with a dark blue glaze and decorated in gilding with peony sprays on the tall, slender neck and on the body, the sloping shoulders with a band of upright leaves and key fret, all above a lappet border at the foot
    20 5/8 in. (52.5 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF THE WADSWORTH ATHENEUM MUSEUM OF ART, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND