Lot 1819. A famille rose baluster vase, Jiaqing seal mark in iron-red; 14 in. (37.5 cm.) high. Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000. Price 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.
Provenance: Edward 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