London, South Kensington
6 September 2007
A Chinese famille rose 'millefleurs' bottle vase, first half 20th century
of globular form rising to the tall neck, decorated with a multitude of flowers and fruits including peony, chrysanthemum, lotus, pink, dianthus, pomegranate, narcissus, camellia and melon, the base and interior turquoise glazed -- 8 5/16in. (21.1cm.) high.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 15% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
Asian Art specialist Tristan Bruck on a Buddhist figure of the deity of longevity, and how it might have served both the Kangxi emperor and David Rockefeller
Specialist Louise Broadhurst advises on everything from the identification of natural dyes to finding the right setting on your vacuum cleaner
Christie’s specialist Leiko Coyle offers tips on collecting sculpture from the Himalayas
Why the French Impressionist’s paintings of the Saint-Lazare train station are among his greatest achievements
Meredith Etherington-Smith hails the long and distinguished career of the London antiques dealer with a client list that reads like an international who’s who