Lot 149. A famille rose ‘butterfly’ vase,Guangxu six-character mark in iron red and of the period (1875-1908); 15 1⁄2 in. (39.4 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price Realised USD 9,375. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021.
Decorated overall with a multitude of butterflies separated by a gilt-bordered band of lotus sprays and gilt xi characters on the shoulder.
Christie's. Art of China. Including Property from the Irving Collection, 18 Nov - 9 Dec 2020