• 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 1378

    AN UNUSUAL LARGE CARVED BLUE AND WHITE BOTTLE VASE

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN UNUSUAL LARGE CARVED BLUE AND WHITE BOTTLE VASE
    18TH CENTURY
    With bulbous body tapering towards the tall, slender neck, carved allover with a sinuous dragon in pursuit of a large flaming pearl amidst scrolling clouds painted in underglaze blue, all between a ruyi border and a band of crashing waves at the rim, and a further border of crashing waves and classic scroll on the slightly splayed foot
    21 in. (53.3 cm.) high


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