• 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 1386

    AN UNUSUAL PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE TAZZAS

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN UNUSUAL PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE TAZZAS
    19TH CENTURY
    Painted in fifteenth century Ming style with a lotus bouquet in the center and a band of foliate scroll below a key-fret border on the exterior, with a four-character mark, guanlian fang zhi, on a molded band encircling the stem foot
    8 5/8 in. (22 cm.) diam. (2)


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    The mark, guanlian fang zhi, may be translated as, 'made for viewing the lotus' or 'pleasure boat'.

    Pre-Lot Text

    Property From a Private West Coast Collection