Lot 728. A peachbloom-glazed brush washer, tangluo xi, Kangxi six-character mark in underglaze blue and of the period (1662-1722); 4 5/8 in. (11.6 cm.) diam. Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000. Price realised USD 27,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019
The compressed globular body is covered on the exterior with a glaze of mottled pale greyish-pink tone suffused with scattered green speckles. The interior and base are white..
Provenance: Kate Sturges Buckingham (1858–1937) Collection, Chicago, before 1926.
The Art Institute of Chicago, accessioned as the Collection of Lucy Maud Buckingham (1870-1920) in 1926.
Note: For discussion of peachbloom glaze and form of these brush washers(tangluo xi), see the footnote to lot 726.
Christie's. Chinese Art from The Art Institute of Chicago, New York, 12 September 2019