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A LARGE FAMILLE VERTE BOTTLE VASE
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
The vase is boldly decorated with three mythical beasts standing on rocks emerging from crashing waves. The lower neck is decorated with a pattern of leafy tendrils bearing lotus, pomegranates and peaches, beneath a ruyi band suspending auspicious emblems.
20 in. (50.9 cm.) high, wood stands
Provenance
Morgan Collection, no. 398/399.
John D. Rockefeller Jr. (1874-1960) Collection.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1960.
Literature
Catalogue of the Morgan Collection of Chinese Porcelains, New York, 1904, p. 66.

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