15 September 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 32,500
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE BALUSTER JARS AND COVERS
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
Each painted with shaped panels depicting pairs of pheasants perched on rockwork amidst flowering branches of magnolia and viburnum, below a stylized ruyi band on the neck, the domed cover decorated with smaller cartouches of prunus and camellia branches below the blue bud-shaped knop, the underside of the everted rim unusually painted with a narrow band of delicate foliate meander under a clear glaze
17½ in. (44.5 cm.) high (2)
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