15 September 2016
A LARGE AND FINELY DECORATED FAMILLE VERTE ROULEAU VASE
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
The tall body is finely decorated with two registers of shaped panels depicting auspicious animals including a tiger, a phoenix, a lion, ducks and peacocks, and with one panel depicting archaistic vessels containing flowers and scholar's objects, all reserved on a yellow ground decorated with lotus scroll. The neck has further scroll on a green ground and encircled by a bow-string band.
28 1/8 in. (71.4 cm.) high, wood stand
John D. Rockefeller Jr. (1874-1960) Collection.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, accessioned in 1960.
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