• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1348

    A RARE BLUE AND WHITE GLOBULAR JAR

    JIAJING SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1522-1566)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RARE BLUE AND WHITE GLOBULAR JAR
    JIAJING SIX-CHARACTER MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1522-1566)
    The compressed globular body painted with ascending and descending five-clawed dragons, phoenixes and cranes amidst small wispy clouds, between a double-line border at the rim and a series of ruyi head-form clouds above a double-line border on the shallow, spreading foot
    4 in. (10.2 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, Hong Kong, 30 October 2000, lot 109.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private American Collection