• 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 1368

    A SMALL EARLY MING-STYLE YELLOW-GROUND BLUE AND WHITE VASE

    17TH/18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SMALL EARLY MING-STYLE YELLOW-GROUND BLUE AND WHITE VASE
    17TH/18TH CENTURY
    Made in imitation of fifteenth century prototypes, heavily potted with compressed square body with faceted corners surmounted by a tubular neck and painted with flowering convolvulus vine reserved on a yellow ground, the neck flanked by a pair of monster-headed handles, the whole raised on a spreading pedestal foot, with apocryphal Xuande mark on the base
    3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) high, wood stand, box


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    Provenance

    Formerly J.M. Hu Collection.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN EAST COAST COLLECTION