• 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 366

    A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE BALUSTER JARS AND COVERS

    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)

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    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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    Provenance

    Spink & Son. Ltd., London, 1971.
    John Yeon Collection, Portland, Oregon.