20 September 2002
PROPERTY FROM THE YANGZHITANG COLLECTION
A BLUE AND WHITE VASE
Daoguang seal mark and of the period (1821-1850)
The urn-shaped body and sloping shoulder painted with a band of archaistic dragon scroll and the waisted neck with a band of upright leaves, all within decorative borders, the slightly domed rim surrounding the raised edge of the mouth reverse-painted in white on blue with a ruyi collar, repeated in reverse on the spreading foot
6½in. (16.6cm.) high
Simon Kwan Collection no. 10.
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Hong Kong, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Imperial Porcelain of Late Qing from the Kwan Collection, 1983, pl. 3.
Taipei, National Museum of History, Imperial Porcelain of Late Ch'ing from the Kwan Collection, 1985, pl. 3.
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