Lot 78. A massive pair of ruby and famille rose jars and covers, Yongzheng period (1723-1735); 35 in. (88.9 cm.) high, each. Estimate USD 12,000 - USD 18,000. Price Realised USD 27,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021.
Each finely enameled with a basket of spring flowers, ruby lappets at the shoulders.
Provenance: Anonymous sale; Christie's, New York, 21 November 2011, lot 1146.
Note: The Tibor Collection was formed over decades, growing to encompass every category of Chinese export porcelain, from small, charming teawares to massive pairs of important jars. The collector had a deep appreciation for the magnificent porcelains made for New Spain as well as for the lifelike charm and elegance of Chinese porcelain figure and animal models
Christie's. Chinese Export Art Featuring Property from the Tibor Collection, New York, 7 Jan - 20 Jan 2021