17 September 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 47,500
Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000
A RARE BLUE AND WHITE OVOID VASE
QIANLONG SEAL MARK IN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
The ovoid body raised on a spreading foot encircled by a band of petal lappets, and molded with double bow-string borders enclosing bands of composite foliate and lotus scroll interrupted by a pair of molded dragon mask and ring handles, all above a band of wind-tossed waves on the lower body repeated in a border at the mouth rim above a band of upright leaf tips on the waisted neck
9 7/8 in. (25.1 cm.) high
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A Qianlong-marked blue-and-white vase of this form and decoration was sold Sotheby's, Hong Kong, 30 October 2002, lot 282.
Sotheby's, New York, 25 October 1975, lot 208.
PROPERTY FROM A MIDWESTERN COLLECTION