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    Sale 2808

    European Furniture, Clocks, Sculpture and Works of Art

    15 - 16 December 2008, Amsterdam

  • Lot 221

    A large Chinese iron-red and gilt baluster vase

    KANGXI (1662-1722)

    Price Realised  


    A large Chinese iron-red and gilt baluster vase
    Kangxi (1662-1722)
    The baluster body decorated with detached lotus and water weed sprays between a band of upright leaf tips and a foliate-scroll filled ruyi collar on the shoulder, all between narrow borders of babao reserved on a diaper band, the tall neck with bulging center similarly decorated, small rim chip restuck to base
    71.1 cm. high

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    A vase of similar size and design from the Johanneum, Dresden, is illustrated by W. Bondy, Kang-Hsi, Munich, 1923, pl. 209.

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