• 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 1390

    A RARE LARGE FAMILLE VERTE JAR AND COVER

    17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A RARE LARGE FAMILLE VERTE JAR AND COVER
    17TH CENTURY
    Of high-shouldered form decorated with four lobed reserves of boys holding large leafy floral sprays reserved on a diaper ground and joined by ruyi heads, the design interspersed with further reserves of floral sprays beneath a border of floral scroll and between bands of stylized lappets along the neck and slightly spreading base, the cover decorated en suite beneath the blue-glazed finial
    23 7/8 in. (60.6 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, New York, 23 September 1997, lot 266.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE NEW YORK COLLECTOR