15 September 2016
A FAMILLE VERTE OVOID VASE
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
The sides are decorated with shaped panels enclosing ladies, children and cats in garden settings, between two registers of smaller panels of 'antiques', all reserved on a stippled ground painted with butterflies and composite floral blossoms. The neck is decorated with two panels of flower groups on a diaper ground.
17 7/8 in. (45.4 cm.) high
Ralph M. Chait, no. 7010 (according to label on base).
Robert E. Tod Collection.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1937.
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