Lot 104. A pair of famille verte octagonal vases and covers, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 12 in. (30.5 cm.) and 111⁄2 in. (29.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 15,000. Price Realised USD 15,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020
Each vase is decorated with panels of birds perched on peony and prunus branches, alternating with panels of butterflies and flowers, all in between decorative borders and below 'antiques' on the neck. Each cover is decorated with 'antiques' and surmounted by a bud-form finial, cloth boxes.
Property from the Collection of Lenora and Walter F. Brown.
Provenance: Frank Caro, New York, 1978.
The Lenora and Walter F. Brown Collection, San Antonio, Texas.
Christie's. Art of China. Including Property from the Irving Collection, 18 Nov - 9 Dec 2020