• 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 383

    A PAIR OF BROWN, YELLOW AND CREAM-GLAZED GREEN-GROUND BOWLS

    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PAIR OF BROWN, YELLOW AND CREAM-GLAZED GREEN-GROUND BOWLS
    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
    Each with widely flaring sides and slightly everted rim, incised in the center of the interior with a sprig of lingzhi, the exterior with sprays of magnolia, chrysanthemum, lotus and peony, all picked out in brown, yellow and cream reserved on the green ground, with a lingzhi mark in underglaze blue within a double circle on the base
    8¾ in. (22.3 cm.) diam. (2)


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    Provenance

    Acquired circa 1960s-1974, and thence by descent within the family.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF JAMES H. KELLEY