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    Sale 2611

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1819

    A VERY RARE BLUE AND WHITE VASE

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    A VERY RARE BLUE AND WHITE VASE
    KANGXI SIX-CHARACTER MARK WITHIN DOUBLE-CIRCLES AND OF THE PERIOD (1662-1722)

    Of compressed globular lower body finely painted in strong cobalt blue tones to depict a continuous landscape detailed with ladies riding on horses in a hunting scene, each holding weapons including a bow, a rifle, a halberd and spear, in pursuit of rabbits and a bird in flight, all below a single bow-string on the shoulder, rising to a gu-form neck, the lower neck decorated with a continuous river landscape scene below the slightly protruding central section with three circular medallions, each of a lady in a garden landscape, the upper neck with four ladies standing below a diamond-diaper band on the everted mouth rim
    16 3/8 in. (41.5 cm.) high, box


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN