• 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 1422

    A SMALL GUAN-TYPE ARROW VASE

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SMALL GUAN-TYPE ARROW VASE
    With compressed body and a slender neck flanked by a pair of tubular handles, covered allover and on the base with a crackled glaze in imitation of Guan wares, the foot rim left unglazed revealing the dark ware: together with a quadrilobed Guan-type brush washer, 18th century, raised on four bracket-lobed feet and covered overall in a finely crackled greyish glaze; and a small lotus-leaf-form brush washer, the details of the veins delicately rendered in the interior under the thick, grey glaze
    Vase 3¼ in. (8.3 cm.) high; brushwashers 3 13/16 in. (9.7 cm) and 3 9/16 in. (9 cm.) across, three wood stands and three boxes (3)


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    Provenance

    Formerly J.M. Hu Collection.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN EAST COAST COLLECTION