Asian Art Online Auction

August 25, 2016

LOT 93

Lot 93

A Ming-Style Blue and White Bottle Vase, Xianfeng Mark

A Ming-Style Blue and White Bottle Vase, Xianfeng Mark
Lot 93 Details
A Ming-Style Blue and White Bottle Vase, Xianfeng Mark

The exterior is painted in bright tones of cobalt blue with meandering leafy scrolls bearing large blooms, and the tall flaring neck is painted with upright leaves below a band of ruyi heads
height 15.6" — 39.5 cm.

Estimate $600-$800

Realised: $600
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Private Collection, Toronto


good condition, minor firing flaws

LOT 93

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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