• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 7762

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 313

    A FAMILLE VERTE SQUARE 'LANDSCAPE' VASE

    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)

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    A FAMILLE VERTE SQUARE 'LANDSCAPE' VASE
    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
    Of gently tapering form, enamelled on each side with dramatic mountainous riverscape scenes, including figures in conversation, another riding a mule, a fisherman steering a sampan, and retreats nestling amongst craggy rockwork, the flat shoulder with slightly arched corners enamelled with butterflies and floral sprigs, and the tall flaring neck with similar motifs, the unglazed underside with a small square white-glazed recess
    19 in. (48 cm.) high


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    A very similar, but slightly taller, vase was sold Sotheby's New York, 20 March 2007, lot 804.

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