17 - 18 September 2015
This lot is offered without a reserve
A TEA-DUST-GLAZED TRIPLE-NECKED DOUBLE-GOURD VASE
The body is vertically lobed from the shallow, tri-lobed foot to the base of the three separate necks, and is covered overall with a finely speckled, matte glaze of dark olive color.
9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm.) high, Japanese wood box
Rudolph Schaeffer (1866-1988) Collection.
Eugene O. Perkins (1923-1990) Collection of Qing Porcelain; Christie's New York, 2 June 1989, lot 53.
Michael L. Vermeer, Atlanta, Georgia.
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On loan: Santa Barbara Museum of Art.
This lot is offered without reserve.
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