15 September 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 60,000
Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
A PEACHBLOOM-GLAZED SEAL-PASTE BOX AND A COVER, YINSE HE
KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)
The circular box and cover of cushion form, covered with a glaze of faintly mottled greyish crushed-strawberry color thinning to a paler tone flecked with green on the sides of the box and stopping neatly above the ring foot
2¾ in. (7 cm.) diam.
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See the footnote to lot 444.
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