Lot 1051: Chinese famille noir porcelain Gu vase
03 November 2016
Boonton, NJ, USALive Auction
Description: 19th/20th c., dragon decoration, 17.75"h x 8.5"dia.
Condition Report: Good/fair, chip to foot rim, was previously mounted as lamp and repaired at underside, rubbing, flea bites
Provenance: The Estate of Gilbert Ireland, NY - Gilbert Ireland served as the display director at Bergdorf Goodman for over 40 years, where his visual artistry led their iconic window designs. Ireland's exceptional aesthetic manifests in his collection of Asian decorative arts, garnered over several decades with partner Robert Galston. For more information, please visit http://www.nytimes.com/1984/11/19/nyregion/extras-at-the-opera-a-silent-but-dedicated-corps.html