• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 291

    A WHITE GLAZED VASE, KANGXI (1662-1722)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WHITE GLAZED VASE, KANGXI (1662-1722)
    with squat pear shaped body and raised on a high rounded foot, decorated in low relief to the surface with alternating stylised Shou characters and X-formed motifs, the shoulders with an apron of hanging beads on scrolling designs, Yu ci chun yi tang 'Given by the Emperor to the Hall of Simple Purity' underglaze blue five-character mark to base within a double square -- 6½in. (16.5cm.) high.


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