15 September 2016
A LARGE FAMILLE VERTE 'PHOENIX TAIL' VASE
The vase is decorated with a long-tailed bird perched on rocks amidst tall, blossoming trees and smaller birds in flight. The base is inscribed with an apocryphal Chenghua mark.
29 1/8 in. (73.9 cm.) high
Morgan Collection, no. 804 (according to label).
Mrs. Harry Payne Bingham Collection.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1962.
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