London, South Kensington
19 July 2007
A Chinese famille verte baluster vase, Kangxi (1662-1722)
enamelled with a pheasant perched on rockwork, birds and insects, all amidst gnarled branches bearing magnolia blossoms, peony and aster sprays, below a ruyi-head band and a zig-zag cross-hatched pattern on the high shoulders, reduced neck -- 11 7/8in. (30.1cm.) high.
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