• 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 1319

    A RARE LARGE GOLD-SPLASHED BRONZE OVOID JAR

    17TH/18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RARE LARGE GOLD-SPLASHED BRONZE OVOID JAR
    17TH/18TH CENTURY
    With six whorl roundels on the shoulder below the waisted neck, the exterior and base liberally splashed with gold in contrast to the golden olive patina, the base cast with a Xuande four-character mark within a rectangle
    17¾ in. (45.1 cm.) high, wood stand


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    Provenance

    Christie's, New York, 4 June 1992, lot 140.