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    Sale 2611

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1818

    A RARE BLUE AND WHITE ROULEAU VASE

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RARE BLUE AND WHITE ROULEAU VASE
    KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)

    The cylindrical body finely painted in purplish blue tones with eleven magpies flying over or perched on magnolia and prunus branches growing amongst rocks and pinks, set below a slender neck rising to a galleried mouth, collared by a filet and set between a row of linked ruyi-heads and small circles
    4 1/2 in. (37 cm.) high, stand, box


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    Previously sold at Sotheby's New York, 21 September 2006, lot 312.

    Provenance

    The J.M. Hu Collection