15 - 16 March 2015
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF SARAH JAMISON MESSMORE
A FAMILLE VERTE VASE
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
The vase is decorated on one side with with a group of scholars along a riverbank greeting two ladies as they approach in a small rowboat below the scholar Wenchang dressed in long flowing robes with his demon-like attendant Kuixin standing on clouds above, and on the other side with a lush scene of rocks and trees.
18 1/8 in. (48.6 cm.) high
Collection of Antoinette H. Van Slyke; Sotheby's New York, 18 April 1989, lot 293.
Justice Ralph M. Holman (1914-2013) Collection.
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