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    Sale 2269

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    19 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 726

    A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE FACETED GU-FORM VASES

    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE FACETED GU-FORM VASES
    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
    Each of square section, painted on the facets of the mid-section with a repeated scene from the Romance of the Western Chamber, the neck and lower section with various flowers framed by 'notched flanges' painted at the corners in imitation of ancient bronze vessels, the base painted with an erotic scene
    10 1/8 in. (25.7 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    Acquired in London in the 1990s, and thence by descent within the family to the present owner.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private American Collection