15 September 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 266,500
Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000
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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See the footnote to lot 446.
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