30 March 2005
A FAMILLE VERTE RETICULATED HANGING FLOWER BASKET
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
Of baluster form with a wide, flaring rim, the underside of the rim with a lotus scroll design, the mouth rim painted with floral sprays and butterflies
6 in. (15.2 cm.) high
Garland Collection, no. 521.
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Compare a very similar hanging basket, dated to the early 18th century illustrated by C.J.A. Jörg & J. van Campen, Chinese Ceramics in the Collection of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam - The Ming and Qing Dynasties, London, 1997, p. 175, no. 196.
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