Lot 1394. A rare yellow-glazed 'apple'-form water pot, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and possibly of the period (1662-1722); 3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 20,000 - USD 30,000. Price realised USD 35,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.
The tapering bulbous body with rounded, inverted mouth rim, covered overall in a glaze of lemon yellow tone, the interior and base glazed white.
Provenance: Acquired in the late 1970s or early 1980s.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections. 26 March 2010. New York, Rockefeller Plaza