Lot 1272. A famille rose 'Hundred deer' hu-form vase, Guangxu period (1875-1908); 17½ (44.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 25,000. Price realised USD 93,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017
The vase is decorated with the 'Hundred Deer' motif, depicting deer and their young, grazing, gamboling and resting in a lush landscape, amidst pine and peach trees, lingzhi, and a meandering stream flowing through blue-shaded rock formations from high mountains in the distance. A pair of gilt-highlighted coral-red dragon-scroll handles flank the shoulder. An apocryphal Qianlong seal mark is on the base.
Property fro the Estate of Severin Fayerman.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, 14 - 15 September 2017, New York