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'sFine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections. 26 March 2010. New York, Rockefeller Plaza