15 September 2009,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 16,250
Estimate USD 4,000 - USD 6,000
THREE BLANC-DE-CHINE SCHOLARS' VESSELS
The first a circular box and cover incised with characters above the sloping sides, on a flat foot ring; the second a cylindrical censer lightly incised with sprays of peony issuing from rockwork, raised on three bracket feet; the third a vase of compressed spherical form with tall neck and angular handles suspending loose rings
Box 3 5/8 in. (9.3 cm.) diam., box; censer 4¾ in. (12 cm.) across; vase 5½ in. (14 cm.) high; stands (3)
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Formerly J.M. Hu Collection.
Vase and censer: An Exhibition of Te Hua Porcelain, Art Gallery, Chinese University of Hong Kong, January - June 1975, nos. 31 and 46, respectively.
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