• 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 448

    A PEACHBLOOM-GLAZED AMPHORA, LIUYE ZUN

    KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)

    Price Realised  

    A PEACHBLOOM-GLAZED AMPHORA, LIUYE ZUN
    KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)
    The high-shouldered, tapering body covered with a mottled glaze of rich rose color with some darker mottling, the glaze ending in a line above the unglazed foot, the interior of the mouth and neck with a glaze of slightly darker tone suffused with a faint, pale apple-green cloud
    6 1/8 in. (15.5 cm.) high, bronze stand


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