117 Tunnel Road
Asheville, NC 28805
Based in Asheville, North Carolina, Brunk Auctions has been conducting sales of fine and decorative arts for over 30 years. Auctions are held in our North Carolina sale room but attracts a global audience. Founded by Robert Brunk in 1983, the auctions became well known for their integrity and profes...Read more
with underglaze blue double circle mark, probably Kangxi period, ovoid form decorated with a figure riding a qilin and holding a ruyi scepter, with four other figures waving flags and banners in a garden setting, carved and pierced wooden lid, overall 9 x 8 in.
Note: A blue and white Kangxi porcelain jar with similar figural decoration from the Art Institute of Chicago sold at Christie's, New York, in September of 2019 for $8,125.
Provenance: Sotheby's Parke-Bernet, New York, NY, Lot 297, purchased November 1974 for $250 (accompanied by copy of catalog page); Private Collection, Durham, North Carolina
spider hairline crack starting at the rim, some scratches, pinholes; wood lid with some rim chips
Purchased items will be available for pick up or shipping from our Asheville, North Carolina auction facility within ten business days of the auction will be assessed a storage fee of $5.00 per day, per item. Purchaser agrees that packing and shipping is done at the purchaser's risk and that the purchaser will pay in advance all packing expenses, materials, carrier fees and insurance charges. At our discretion, items will either be packed by an agent such as a packaging store or Brunk Auctions. Please allow two weeks for shipping after payment is received. Shipment of large items is the responsibility of the purchaser. We are happy to provide names of carriers and shippers if a purchaser so requests. Brunk Auctions will have no liability for any loss or damage to shipped items.