4 - 5 September 2002
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
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.
Christie's, New York, 6 June 1985, lot 421.
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The designer and decorator shows us around his Santa Monica HQ, and enthuses over the forthcoming Rooms as Portraits auctions in London and New York
Chinese Works of Art specialist Olivia Hamilton reckons this pair of superb sculptures — around 1,300 years old — are ‘the finest I've seen come up for sale‘