London, South Kensington
7 November 2008
A FAMILLE VERTE BOTTLE VASE, KANGXI (1662-1722)
with rounded body and tall slender flaring neck, painted in coloured enamels depicting a bird perched within a blossoming prunus branch issuing from rockwork where further colourful blossoms grow, the rim with a band of green enameled stiff leaf motifs -- 6¾in. (17.4cm.) high.
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