• European Noble and Private Col auction at Christies

    Sale 2835

    European Noble and Private Collections

    15 - 16 December 2009, Amsterdam

  • Lot 158

    A near pair of Chinese iron-red and gilt baluster vases

    KANGXI (1662-1722)

    Price Realised  


    A near pair of Chinese iron-red and gilt baluster vases
    Kangxi (1662-1722)
    Both of pear-shape on a high spreading foot and bulb neck, one decorated to the body with ruyi-shaped panels including chrysantemum-heads and lotus-scrolls, the other with ruyi-shaped panels including chrysanthemum-heads on an iron-red ground below a cell-pattern band, both painted with bands of upright leaves at the foot and the rim, base star-cracks and re-stuck rim chip
    39.5 cm. high (2)

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    Neues Schloss, Baden-Baden, HRH Max Margrave of Baden. Acquired by the present owner at Sotheby's Germany, 5 October 1995, Baden-Baden House sale, lot 5332.

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