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Lot 206. A rare celadon-glazed 'chrysanthemum' bottle vase, Mark and period of Kangxi (1662-1722). Height 8 in., 20.3 cmLot sold: 50,400 USD (Estimate: 40,000 - 60,000 USD). © Sotheby's 2022

the base with a six-character mark in underglaze blue.

Property from a New York Private Collection.

Provenance: Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York, 1st January 1973.

NoteCeladon-glazed examples of this type are rare. Compare an example of this type in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (accession no. 14.40.366), and illustrated in Fong Chow, 'Chinese Porcelains in the Altman Collection', The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, Summer 1961, fig. 20.

Only two or three Kangxi celadon-glazed 'chrysanthemum' vases have ever appeared at auction. A Kangxi mark and period example sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 26th November 1980, lot 370, and is possibly the same vase that sold in the same rooms, 25th April 2004, lot 44. Another with an apocryphal Chenghua mark and formerly in the collection of J. Insley Blair, sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 28th November 2012, lot 2114.

 Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, New York, 21 september 2022