• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

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

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1406

    AN UNUSUAL GREEN AND YELLOW-GLAZED 'DRAGON' JAR

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN UNUSUAL GREEN AND YELLOW-GLAZED 'DRAGON' JAR
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Of zhadou form, incised all over with nine dragons leaping amidst clouds above a wave and rock band, with a ruyi band at the rim on the interior, all under a green glaze reserved on a lemon-yellow ground, the base incised with an apocryphal Xuande mark under the yellow glaze
    8¼ in. (21 cm.) high, wood stand


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    Provenance

    Yamanaka & Co., Oriental Art, Part III; Parke Bernet Galleries, New York, 28-30 June 1944, lot 511.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN OLD NEW YORK COLLECTION


    Exhibited

    Collection of Chinese and Other Far Eastern Art, Yamanaka & Co., New York, 1943, no. 1040.