Lot 1819. famille rose baluster vase, Jiaqing seal mark in iron-red; 14 in. (37.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000Price realised USD 242,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  

The bulbous body finely painted around the sides with a mountainous river landscape depicting various pavilions, flowering trees, a meandering river and a waterfall dividing a blue-green mountain face, all between bands of lotus scroll encircling the spreading foot and shoulder and repeated on the tall, waisted neck, with gilt borders

ProvenanceEdward T. Chow Collection.
Christie's, New York, 22 March 1999, lot 337.

Note: The painting of the landscape on this vase is similar to that found on a brush pot, also with Jiaqing iron-red seal mark, illustrated by J. Ayers, Chinese Ceramics, The Baur Collection, Geneva, 1974, vol. 4, no. A 635.

Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Part I and Part II Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, New York, 24 March 2011