Lot 180: A large cloisonné enamel vase (hu)
November 28, 2016
Amsterdam, NetherlandsLive Auction
China, 19th century
The neck with handles in the form of a dragon's head, the body with a decoration of dragons on a turquoise ground of clouds. Marked.
H. 45 cm
- The Catharina Collection of Japanese and Chinese Cloisonné, the Netherlands
- Auction Sotheby's, Amsterdam, 13 November 2006, lot 150
- Private collection, the Netherlands
The Catharina Collection was the largest private collection of Japanese and Chinese cloisonné enamel collected in the Netherlands. The collection was exhibited for the first time in 1992 in Museum het Princessehof in Leeuwarden, and afterwards from late 1992 to 1993 in the Koninklijke Museum van Kunst en Geschiedenis in Brussels after which the collection was put up for auction at Sotheby’s and and was subsequently dispersed.