Lot 50. A Korean blue and white faceted bottle vase, Joseon dynasty, 18th century. Height 9 1/4 in., 23.5 cm. Estimate 50,000 — 70,000 USD. Lot sold 161,000 USD. © Sotheby's
of ovoid form with eight facets, the narrow neck flaring to a lipped rim, freely painted in underglaze-blue with sprays of asters and orchids, supported on a gently tapered foot, Japanese wood box (4).
Provenance: Mayuyama & Co., Ltd. Tokyo, acquired between 1960-1969.
Literature: Mayuyama, Seventy Years, Volume One, Tokyo, 1976, p. 409, no. 1235.