Lot 92. A Chinese Imari 'phoenix tail' vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 20 ½ in. (52 cm.) high. Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000. Price realised GBP 2,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019.
Decorated with phoenix in flight amongst peonies and butterflies, all between a band of ruyi-head shaped collar and stylised lappets.
Provenance: The Benjamin F. Edwards III Collection of Chinese Export Porcelain; Christie's, New York, 22 January 2002, lot 127.
The Robert A. Landau Collection; Living with Art, Christie's New York, 13-14 June 2017, lot 318.
Christie's. A South American Private Collection, London, 5 December 2019