15 September 2016,
Price realised USD 43,750
USD 12,000 - USD 18,000
A LARGE BLUE AND WHITE 'PHOENIX TAIL' VASE
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
The vase is decorated with blossoming peony trees on a 'cracked ice' ground.
17 3/8 in. (43.8 cm.) high
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Mrs. Donald V. Lowe Collection.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1963.
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