4 - 5 September 2002,
Price realised USD 4,780
USD 3,000 - USD 5,000
A Massive Blue and White Jardiniere,
Kangxi period (1662-1722),
Heavily potted and well painted in deep cobalt blue with a scene of spotted deer and cranes amidst overhanging branches of an old pine tree growing near rocks by a lakeside
19½in. (49cm.) high, 23 1/3in. (60cm.) diam.
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Christie's, New York, 6 June 1985, lot 421.
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
Dina Zhang, Head of Sale for Asian Contemporary Art, explains how Hong Kong’s meeting of East and West has shaped her view of art
François de Ricqlès, President of Christie's France, explains how this exceptional work speaks to the Rockefellers’ mutually admiring relationship with France