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    Sale 12291

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part I

    9 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 527

    A WUCAI GU-FORM VASE

    SHUNZHI PERIOD (1644-1661)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WUCAI GU-FORM VASE
    SHUNZHI PERIOD (1644-1661)
    The vase is decorated to the upper section with a qilin amongst flames beside a plantain tree, below a band of lotus flowers and pomegranates and a lower border of lappet pendants, all reserved on a dense iron-red diaper ground.
    15 5/8 in. (39.7 cm.) high


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    Compare the current vase to one of similar shape and format of decoration from the Collection of Julia and John Curtis, sold at Christie's New York, 16 March 2015, lot 3546.