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    Sale 1958

    The Hodroff Collection, Part II Chinese Export Porcelain From The Collection Of Leo & Doris Hodroff

    23 January 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 285

    A TRANSITIONAL WUCAI BEAKER VASE

    CIRCA 1660

    Price Realised  

    A TRANSITIONAL WUCAI BEAKER VASE
    CIRCA 1660
    Painted and enamelled with a group of men scrubbing and washing a large wrinkly elephant as others look on, the lower portion with sacred fungus and branches of flowering peony, chrysanthemum and lotus, the mid-section later incised with a four-character vertical Tibetan-style inscription to one side, an incised lotus growing from a rock to the opposite
    20 1/8 in. (51 cm.) high


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    Literature

    Howard, The Choice of the Private Trader, p. 234, pl. 276