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    Sale 12037

    Interiors

    8 June 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 57

    A CHINESE POWDER BLUE AND GILT DECORATED 'CRANE AND DEER' ROULEAU VASE

    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CHINESE POWDER BLUE AND GILT DECORATED 'CRANE AND DEER' ROULEAU VASE
    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
    The vase is decorated to the body with deer in a garden setting below pine amongst cranes in flight, all below a band of archaistic kui dragons to the shoulder
    16 ¾ in. (42.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in Hong Kong February 1952-1954 and thence by descent.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF LIEUTENANT-GENERAL SIR TERENCE SYDNEY AIREY KCMG, CB, CBE (1900-1983)