An Underglaze Blue And Copper-Red Vase. Qing Dynasty, 19th Century. Photo Sotheby's
painted in copper-red with four dragons striding through a continuous lotus meander in underglaze blue above a band of lotus petals around the base, the tall flaring neck with bands of tassels pendent from ruyi-heads and above upright plantain leaves. Height 13 3/16 in., 33.4 cm. Estimation: 15,000 - 20,000 USD - Lot. Vendu 40,000 USD
PROVENANCE: Christie's Hong Kong, 28th-29th April 1996, lot 746.
Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, New York | 11 sept. 2012, www.sothebys.com