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    Sale 7581

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    13 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 276

    A MATCHED PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE BOTTLE VASES

    KANGXI (1662-1722)

    Price Realised  

    A MATCHED PAIR OF BLUE AND WHITE BOTTLE VASES
    KANGXI (1662-1722)
    Of globular form with tall slender garlic necks, each painted with vases and jardinieres of flowers and precious objects, between ascending and descending triangular lappets reserve-decorated with lotus, the necks with similar petal-shaped lappets below 'cracked-ice' on the bulbous section and triangular lappets below the flaring rim
    13 1/8 in. (33.3 cm.) high (2)


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    An almost identical vase is illustrated by Krahl and Ayers, Chinese Ceramics in the Topkapi Saray Museum, Istanbul, London, 1986, vol. III, cat. no. 2161, p. 1013.

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