• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 208

    AN UNUSUAL CLOISONNE ENAMEL WINE POT

    QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER INSCRIBED MARK WITHIN A DOUBLE SQUARE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN UNUSUAL CLOISONNE ENAMEL WINE POT
    QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER INSCRIBED MARK WITHIN A DOUBLE SQUARE AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
    The compressed globular body decorated with lotus sprays reserved on a mauve ground between petal lappet borders and below a band of foliate sprays encircling the waisted neck, with a short curved spout issuing from a monster mask opposite the leaf-scroll handle
    8¼ in. (21 cm.) across, box


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    Provenance

    Spink & Son, 1950s-1960s.