20 September 2005,
Price realised USD 36,000
USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
AN UNUSUAL BLUE AND WHITE CYLINDRICAL VASE
Painted in bright tones of underglaze blue with four eccentric scholars seated in a landscape setting surrounded by jars filled with scrolls, one scholar opening a circular box as another reaches towards it, another holding a lingzhi sprig and the fourth lounging against two large rolled scrolls, with 'antiques' on the neck and sprays of
lingzhi and bamboo on the foot, all within decorative borders
19 in. (48.4 cm.) high
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This lot is exempt from Sales Tax.
PROPERTY FROM THE NORTON MUSEUM OF ART, SOLD TO BENEFIT THE ACQUISITIONS FUND*
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