18 septembre 2019

A carved red-overlay glass baluster vase, 18th-19th century

A carved red-overlay glass baluster vase, 18th-19th century

2019_NYR_17646_0775_001(a_carved_red-overlay_glass_baluster_vase_18th-19th_century)

Lot 775. A carved red-overlay glass baluster vase, 18th-19th century; 7 in. (17.8 cm.) highEstimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000Price realised USD 20,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. 

The vase is carved through the ruby-red overlay to the bubble-suffused ground with a continuous scene of scholars and attendants in two pavilions amidst lotus pond, all below the sun and swirling clouds on the shoulder which is flanked by a pair of lingzhi-form handles.

ProvenanceKate Sturges Buckingham (1858–1937) Collection, Chicago, before 1925.
The Art Institute of Chicago, accessioned as the Collection of Lucy Maud Buckingham (1870-1920) in 1925

Christie's. Chinese Art from The Art Institute of Chicago, New York, 12 September 2019


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