A blue and white baluster jar, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 1206. A blue and white baluster jar, Kangxi period (1662-1722), 9 ¼ in. (23.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 3,000 - USD 5,000Price realised USD 2,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017

The high-shouldered, tapering body is decorated in shades of blue with two leafy flowering trees amidst rock formations, birds, and insects. 

Provenance: Collection of Ambassador Ti-Tsun Li (1901-1981), and thence by descent to the present owner.

Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 14 - 15 September 2017, New York