17 - 18 September 2015
A COPPER-RED-DECORATED BOTTLE VASE
The vase is decorated in rich copper-red with two three-toed dragons with scrolling tails on the body and a third similar dragon descending from the tall neck, all amidst numerous stems of lingzhi and with underglaze blue eyes. An apocryphal Kangxi mark is on the recessed center of the unglazed base.
17 ¾ in. (45 cm.) high
Private American collection, acquired in the 1950s-60s.
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