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Auction: Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art
was auctioned on: 22 March 2019
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A RARE COPPER-RED-DECORATED 'PEONY SCROLL' BOTTLE VASE, YUHUCHUNPING

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Estimate: US$300,000 - US$500,000
Price realised:  US$350,000
Lot number 1624, Views: 27

A RARE COPPER-RED-DECORATED 'PEONY SCROLL' BOTTLE VASE, YUHUCHUNPING HONGWU PERIOD (1368-1398) The elegantly potted body is freely decorated in a greyish tone of copper red with four peony blossoms alternately shown in profile and full face and budding flowers borne on scrolling, leafy stems, all between a large cloud collar filled with hatching on the shoulder and lotus lappets containing ruyi -head pendants above a band of key fret encircling the foot ring. The neck is further decorated with upright plantain leaves above bands of key fret and peony scroll, and the top of the mouth rim with a band of classic scroll. 13 ¼ in. (33.7 cm.) high, cloth box Provenance Lord Trevelyan, G.C.M.G., C.I.E., O.B.E. Lady Trevelyan; Sotheby's London, 2 April 1974, lot 193. Idemitsu Museum of Arts, Tokyo, by 1987. Dr. T. T. Tsui (1941-2010 ) Collection, Hong Kong. Fred Li, Hong Kong.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art
Date of the auction: 22 Mar 2019
Address: Christie's
New York