15 September 2016
A LARGE FAMILLE VERTE JAR AND A COVER
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
The jar is decorated with three registers of shaped panels enclosing landscapes, figures at leisure, and birds, all on a stippled ground with flower head blossoms, beneath beribboned auspicious emblems on the shoulder and lappets on the neck. The cover is similarly decorated.
26 3/8 in. (67 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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A famille verte jar of approximately the same size (64.8 cm) decorated with shaped panels of landscape scenes reserved on a flower-strewn stippled ground, was sold at Christie’s New York, 15 September 2009, lot 379.
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