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AN UNDERGLAZE-BLUE AND GREEN-GLAZED YELLOW-GROUND VASE
Property from the Collection of Nathan and Joan Lipson
AN UNDERGLAZE-BLUE AND GREEN-GLAZED YELLOW-GROUND VASE

KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)

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AN UNDERGLAZE-BLUE AND GREEN-GLAZED YELLOW-GROUND VASE
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
The high-shouldered body is decorated in underglaze blue and two shades of green with a continuous scene of scholars in a mountainous, river retreat with towering pine trees on one side, all against a rich yellow ground. An apocryphal Chenghua mark is on the base.
17 1/8 in. (43.5 cm.) high

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Lot Essay

A similarly decorated vase of Kangxi date, with the addition of aubergine enamels, was sold at Christie's New York, 1 June 1994, lot 284. Another example of a Kangxi vase decorated in this unusual palette from the Salting Collection, now in the Victoria and Albert Museum, is illustrated by Gorer and Blacker, Chinese Porcelain and Hard Stones, Vol. 1, London, 1911, pl. 59.

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