17 septembre 2020
Lot 122. A white-glazed anhua-decorated amphora vase Qing dynasty, Kangxi period (1662-1722); Height 9½ in., 24 cm. Estimate: 8,000 - 12,000 USD. Lot sold 10,080 USD. (C) 2020 Sotheby's
the baluster body resting on a spreading foot, rising to a waisted neck encircled with a single raised fillet and a galleried rim, the body subtly carved with a four-clawed dragon pursuing a 'Flaming Pearl', all between two bow-string bands, covered overall in an even milky-white glaze.
Exhibited: Zhongguo mingtao riben xunhui zhan. Gangtai mingjia shoucang taoci jingpin [Exhibition of Famous Chinese Ceramics Touring Japan. Fine Ceramics from Private Hong Kong and Taiwanese Collections], Nihonbashi Takashimaya, Tokyo, 1992, p. 172.
Sotheby's. Kangxi Porcelain - A Private Collection. Live Auction: 22 September 2020 • 3:00 PM CEST • New York