London, South Kensington
6 September 2007
A Chinese blue and white rouleau vase, Kangxi (1662-1722)
of slightly tapering cylindrical shape with high shoulders, the neck with a raised band surmounted by a galleried rim, painted with cranes in flight and perched on pine trees above spotted deer meandering on rockwork in a pine strewn mountainous river landscape, the neck with a ring pattern, a key-fret border and a whirl and ruyi-head band -- 17 5/8in. (44.8cm.) high.
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