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    Sale 2130

    Chinese Export Porcelain

    21 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 32

    A LARGE FAMILLE VERTE ROULEAU VASE

    KANGXI PERIOD

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LARGE FAMILLE VERTE ROULEAU VASE
    KANGXI PERIOD
    Finely painted with a group of soldiers gathered around a blue-skinned demon, all observed by an official and two attendants on a balcony above
    17¾ in. (45 cm.) high


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    The scene depicted is probably from one of the great Ming novels, which feature frequently in 17th century ceramic decoration. A similarly decorated Kangxi period famille verte rouleau vase of about the same size was sold Christie's, London, 13 November 2001, lot 231.