• 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 1358

    A SMALL BLUE AND WHITE SLEEVE VASE

    TRANSITIONAL PERIOD, CHONGZHEN (1628-1644)

    Price Realised  

    A SMALL BLUE AND WHITE SLEEVE VASE
    TRANSITIONAL PERIOD, CHONGZHEN (1628-1644)
    Finely painted with a scene of a lotus plant issuing from a pond and narcissus growing beside rocks and bamboo, below an incised anhua band and leaf tips at the rim
    9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm.) high


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    The combination of naricissus, rocks and bamboo forms the rebus qunxian zhushou ('may the group of immortals congratulate you on your birthday').