19 March 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,625
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
AN UNDERGLAZE BLUE AND COPPER-RED-DECORATED HU-FORM VASE
Of pear shape, painted around the body in underglaze blue with a continuous scene of Daoist immortals and their attributes reserved on a ground of crashing waves rendered in underglaze copper red, all between borders of key fret on the everted mouth rim and short, flaring foot
15 in. (38.1 cm.) high
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Collection Helio Fils, Berlin & Paris.
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