• Important American Furniture,  auction at Christies

    Sale 2287

    Important American Furniture, Folk Art, Silver & Chinese Export

    21 - 25 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 507

    A "MANDARIN PALETTE" AND UNDERGLAZE BLUE GARNITURE OF THREE VASES AND COVERS

    CIRCA 1785

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A "MANDARIN PALETTE" AND UNDERGLAZE BLUE GARNITURE OF THREE VASES AND COVERS
    CIRCA 1785
    Comprising two baluster vases and covers and a quadrangular vase and cover, all enameled front and back with lakeside garden scenes of Chinese families at leisure pursuits, the necks with Western figures strolling before river landscapes, all between underglaze blue floral and lappet borders, blue and gilt lion-mask ring-handles at the shoulders, the covers with sepia landscapes and Buddhist lion finials
    18½ in. (47 cm.) high (6)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A MID-ATLANTIC PRIVATE COLLECTION