17 - 18 September 2015
A BLUE AND WHITE HIGH-SHOULDERED VASE
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
The vase is decorated on the shoulder with four cranes in flight above a band of four rocks rising from crashing waves at the foot, and on the neck with a four-clawed dragon pursuing a flaming pearl amidst flames. A double circle in underglaze blue is on the base.
9 7/8 in. (25 cm.) high
Private American collection, acquired in the 1950s-60s.
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