Lot 1423. Two large flambé-glazed bottle vases, 18th-19th century; 19 3/8 in. and 18½ in. (49.2 and 47 cm.) high. Estimate USD 7,000 - USD 9,000. Price realised USD 23,750. © Christie's Image Ltd 2010.

Each with ovoid body raised on a slightly spreading foot and tapering to a slender neck, covered with a crackle-suffused glaze of crushed strawberry tone and thinning to mushroom on the mouth rim, wood stands.

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