27 May 2008,
Price realised HKD 343,500
Estimate HKD 250,000 - HKD 350,000
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.
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