09 janvier 2011

An unusual triple gourd vase. Kangxi period

An unusual triple gourd vase. Kangxi period. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2010 The upper register with underglaze blue floral decoration, above cobalt and café-au-lait bulbs, the round body with copper-red and blue floral sprig roundels reserved on a cobalt-blue ground; 11 7/8 in. (30.2 cm.) high - Estimate $7,000 - $9,000 Christie's.  Chinese Export Art , 25 January 2011, New York, Rockefeller Plaza www.christies.com