October 14, 2021 10:00 EST

Asian Arts

 
  Lot 104
 

104

A mirrored pair of Chinese blue and white porcelain rouleau vases, mounted as lamps 青花人物纸槌瓶改装台灯一对
the porcelain late 19th/early 20th century 十九世纪晚期至二十世纪早期

Each decorated with two meiren attending a pair of seated lovers in an interior with a phoenix candlestand and furnishings, the undersides with an apocryphal four-character Xuande seal mark, undrilled.

(Qty: 2)

H: 18 1/2 in. (vase); H: 23 in. (overall)

Property formerly in the collection of Harry J. Haon II (1901-1989), thence by descent

Haon was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and was promoted in 1954 to the Foreign Relations Department as Manager of the European Office, London, England, until his retirement in 1962. Mr. Haon continued to live part-time in London into the late 1970s. It is believed that many of the Asian arts in his collection were acquired during this time in London.

Sold for $6,300
Estimated at $1,500 - $2,000


 

Each decorated with two meiren attending a pair of seated lovers in an interior with a phoenix candlestand and furnishings, the undersides with an apocryphal four-character Xuande seal mark, undrilled.

(Qty: 2)

H: 18 1/2 in. (vase); H: 23 in. (overall)

Property formerly in the collection of Harry J. Haon II (1901-1989), thence by descent

Haon was employed by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company, and was promoted in 1954 to the Foreign Relations Department as Manager of the European Office, London, England, until his retirement in 1962. Mr. Haon continued to live part-time in London into the late 1970s. It is believed that many of the Asian arts in his collection were acquired during this time in London.

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