London, South Kensington
11 June 2004
A famille verte tapering jar, underglaze blue six character Kangxi mark and of the period
painted with a pair of pheasants perched on rocks growing with peony, chrysanthemum and bamboo, smaller birds and butterflies nearby, borders of auspicious symbols, scrolling dragons and keyfret -- 8 5/8in. (21.9cm.) high.
Ralph M. Chait label to base.
Christie's New York 24th January 1997, Lot 19.
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