A blue and white 'phoenix tail' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722)

Lot 860. A blue and white 'phoenix tail' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 18½ in. (47 cm.) high. Estimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000Price realised USD 12,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014 

The body and tall trumpet-shaped neck are decorated with continuous scenes of deer and cranes amidst tall trees and rocky mountains, all within line borders.

Provenance: Alfred E. Guntermann (1943-2013) Collection. 

Christie's. FINE CHINESE CERAMICS AND WORKS OF ART, 18 – 19 September 2014, New York, Rockefeller Plaza