Lot 2169. A celadon-glazed gu-form beaker vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 18½ in. (47 cm.) high. Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000. Price Realized USD 7,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2014.
The trumpet-shaped neck and spreading foot are carved with leaf tips, and the wide bulbous center with elaborate peony scroll. An apocryphal Xuande mark is on the base..
Provenance: Trocadero Asian Art, Washington, D.C., 1970s.
Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, New York, 20 - 21 March 2014