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    Sale 5336

    Chinese Art

    7 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 17

    A BLUE AND WHITE BALUSTER VASE, KANGXI (1662-1722) OR LATER

    Price Realised  

    A BLUE AND WHITE BALUSTER VASE, KANGXI (1662-1722) OR LATER
    painted all around the body in vibrant shades of cobalt blue with a mountainous riverscape, two figures in conversation on a riverbank, a fisherman in his boat on the river, and retreats nestling amongst craggy mountains, the neck with bands of squared whorls, classic scroll and ruyi heads, incised three-character inscription -- 17½ in. (44.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    John Laycock Collection, Singapore