22 septembre 2019

A Fahua garden seat, Ming dynasty, 15th century

2019_NYR_16950_1082_000(a_fahua_garden_seat_ming_dynasty_circa_1500)

2019_NYR_16950_1082_001(a_fahua_garden_seat_ming_dynasty_circa_1500)

Lot 1082. A Fahua garden seat, Ming dynasty, 15th century; 15 3/8 in. (39 cm.) highEstimate USD 5,000 - USD 8,000Price realised USD 5,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019. 

The barrel-shaped body is molded in low relief with cranes amidst lotus plants in a central band interrupted by monster mask handles, all between bands of bosses, and all under turquoise, aubergine, amber and ivory glazes.

The Robert B. and Beatrice C. Mayer Family Collection.

Provenance: Nagatani, Chicago, 18 October 1961.

Christie's. Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 13 September 2019


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