• 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 409

    A MINIATURE FAMILLE NOIRE VASE AND A PAIR OF MINIATURE WUCAI VASES AND COVERS

    THE SINGLE KANGXI PERIOD, THE PAIR 17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A MINIATURE FAMILLE NOIRE VASE AND A PAIR OF MINIATURE WUCAI VASES AND COVERS
    THE SINGLE KANGXI PERIOD, THE PAIR 17TH CENTURY
    The noire example with songbirds amongst prunus boughs, its underside with six-character Chenghua mark, with an ivory cover and base; the pair with bands of phoenixes and peony
    3 3/8 in. (8.5 cm.) high, the first (7)


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    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN EAST COAST COLLECTION