• 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 404

    THREE BLANC-DE-CHINE SCHOLARS' VESSELS

    17TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    THREE BLANC-DE-CHINE SCHOLARS' VESSELS
    17TH/19TH CENTURY
    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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    Provenance

    Formerly J.M. Hu Collection.


    Exhibited

    Vase and censer: An Exhibition of Te Hua Porcelain, Art Gallery, Chinese University of Hong Kong, January - June 1975, nos. 31 and 46, respectively.