Lot 1657. An underglaze blue, red, celadon and slip-decorated baluster jar, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 14 in. (36.8 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price Realized USD 18,750. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.
The jar carved, slip-decorated and painted in shades of underglaze blue, red and celadon with a continuous scene of pavilions amidst a mountainous waterscape growing profusely with pine and other trees, between double line borders below and a cross-hatch border above, the neck painted in underglaze blue with two pairs of bamboo sprigs, the base painted with an artemesia leaf within a double circle, wood cover.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part I and Part II Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, New York, 24 March 2011