2011_NYR_02427_1833_000(a_large_iron-red-decorated_green_and_white-enameled_carved_vase_tianqi)

Lot 1833A large iron-red-decorated green and white-enameled carved vase, tianqiuping, 18th-19th century;23 3/8 in. (59.4 cm.) highEstimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000Price realised USD 470,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2011.  

Heavily potted in bottle form, carved all over with two confronted five-clawed dragons amidst clouds painted in iron red and gilding and emerging from froth-capped waves, delicately incised and painted in green enamels with white highlights, the base unglazed, box

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