19 March 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 9,375
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
A PAIR OF CARVED RED LACQUER ARCHAISTIC VASES, FANGGU
Each facet carved with various archaistic motifs including cicadas, confronted birds, dragons and upright blades filled with foliate scroll, all reserved on a leiwen ground, the interior and base lacquered black
11 3/8 in. (29 cm.) high, wood stands (2)
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A pair of similar red lacquer vases was sold at Christie's, Paris, 15 June 2004, lot 109.
John Sparks, Ltd., London.
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