Sale 19AS01 | Lot 185

Chinese Underglazed Blue and Iron Red Porcelain Fish Jar

Catalogue: Asian Works of Art

Lot Details

Lot 185
Chinese Underglazed Blue and Iron Red Porcelain Fish Jar
Qing Dynasty, probably Kangxi or Yongzheng period
The finely potted jar painted in the round with eight iron-red carp swimming amid lotus blossoms and water weeds between borders of lappets at the base and leaf tips at the shoulder, the base mark partially removed with part of the "jia" character still visible. Height 12 3/8 inches.
Swedish Missionary Family Estate

Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000
Sold for $62,500 (includes buyer's premium)

Additional Notes & Condition Report

Iron red enamel of fish has areas of wear and loss. Luting line under shoulder is visible on the interior and slightly visible on exterior. Mark has been rubbed out but most of double blue circle is still visible and a small section of one character. Average wear to base of foot rim, light wear to very top of rim.

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Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000
Sold for $62,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Asian Works of Art

Mon, Mar 18, 2019 at 10am EDT
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