16 - 17 September 2010
A FAMILLE VERTE BALUSTER JAR
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
Painted with a continuous scene of women and children on a terrace looking on while a young boy reaches into a massive fishbowl to catch a fish, while from an open window two boys peer out at other boys playing with fireworks, all between decorative borders, the short neck with sprays of narcissus
13 7/8 in. (35.3 cm.) high
Yamanaka & Co., Inc., New York, 1929.
Mrs. Henry Walters Collection; Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 23-26 April 1941, lot 170.
The Late Bertram S. Boggis; Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 16-17 October 1958, lot 129.
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Selections from the William and Winifred Corbin Collection of Chinese Pottery and Porcelain, Portland Art Museum, 1 - 29 March 1964, no. 63.
On loan to the Portland Art Museum, 1 June 2006 - 22 June 2010.
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