• 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 378

    A PAIR OF WUCAI BEAKER VASES

    TRANSITIONAL PERIOD, CIRCA 1650

    Price Realised  

    A PAIR OF WUCAI BEAKER VASES
    TRANSITIONAL PERIOD, CIRCA 1650
    Each trumpet-form neck decorated on the interior with peony scroll and the exterior with court ladies and attendants in a garden pavilion, the middle section with branches of peony and trailing vines of morning glory, and the lower section with leafy branches of pomegranates and peaches
    19¼ in. (48.8 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    From an old New York estate.