A Chinese Kangxi period triple gourd vase that once belonged to the financier JP Morgan estimated at
A Chinese Kangxi period triple gourd vase that once belonged to the financier JP Morgan estimated at $30,000-50,000 at Heritage Auctions.

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The 3ft 4in (1m) high vase, which is of twopiece construction and decorated with dragons and chrysanthemums, has Morgan collection labels to the underside and neck interior.

Subsequent owners were the Duveen brothers and the Norton Simon Foundation and it appeared at Parke-Bernet Galleries in 1971, after which it passed to a private collection.

It is estimated at $30,000-50,000.