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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 466

    AN UNUSUAL BLUE AND WHITE VASE

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN UNUSUAL BLUE AND WHITE VASE
    18TH CENTURY
    Of truncated pear-shaped silhouette raised on a spreading pedestal foot, the sides decorated with a wide band of composite scroll below a band of waves applied with four tubular handles, and a band of lingzhi scroll on the neck, the latter scroll repeated on the underside of the body and the foot; together with a small archaistic blue and white gu-form beaker vase painted with leaf blades and shou characters, and another blue and white pear-form vase painted with foliate medallions and diaper ground, both Kangxi period
    12 5/8, 7 3/8 and 7 in. (32, 18.7 and 17.8 cm.) high (3)


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    Provenance

    Norton Museum of Art, sold to benefit the acquisitions fund; Christie's, New York, 29 March 2006, lot 443.


    Pre-Lot Text

    ANOTHER PROPERTY