2014_NYR_02830_2089_000(a_large_powder-blue-glazed_bottle_vase_kangxi_period)

Lot 2089. A large powder-blue-glazed bottle vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 17 1/8 in. (43.5 cm.) highEstimate USD 10,000 - USD 15,000. Price Realized USD 10,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014. 

The exterior is covered in a finely mottled blue glaze that ends in a line at the white rim. The base has a blue-tinted clear glaze.

NoteCompare the Kangxi powder-blue-glazed bottle vase of similar proportions, but of slightly larger size (48 cm.) and with additional decoration in iron-red and gilt with goldfish amongst aquatic weeds, sold at Christie's Amsterdam, 5 December 2000, lot 163.

Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 20 - 21 March 2014