15 September 2016
A FAMILLE VERTE PALE GREEN-GROUND BALUSTER VASE
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
The vase is decorated on one side with birds perched in a blossoming osmanthus tree, and on the other side with peony and iris beside rock formations, all in pale aubergine, yellow, green and white, on a pale bluish-green ground.
17 5/8 in. (44.7 cm.) high
Mary Strong Shattuck (1872-1935) Collection.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1935.
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