Lot 1972. A flambé-glazed bottle vase, 18th-19th century. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016.
The heavily potted vase of pear shape is covered with a glaze of mottled crushed strawberry-red color that thins to mushroom at the rim before continuing onto the interior of the neck. 16 in. (40.5 cm.) high
Provenance: Samuel Putnam Avery Sr. (1822-1904) Collection, New York.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1879.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 16 September 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza