Lot 58. A gilt-decorated blue-ground baluster vase, Kangxi period (1662-1722); 18 in. (46 cm.) high. Estimate USD 800 - USD 1,200. Price Realised USD 6,250. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021.
The vase is decorated on the body with two four-clawed dragons, each chasing a flaming pearl, and on the interior of the mouth with chrysanthemums on a green gound below a key-fret border.
Provenance: Chait Galleries, Ltd., New York, 1982.
The Irving Collection, New York, no. 720.
Christie's. Art of China. Including Property from the Irving Collection, 18 Nov - 9 Dec 2020