15 September 2009
A LARGE FAMILLE VERTE JAR AND COVER
KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
The broad baluster body decorated with ten petal-shaped panels enclosing various scenes of figures at leisure in garden pavilions or travelers in mountainous landscapes or waterways within flower-strewn stippled borders below a diaper band of cash emblems and beribboned babao on the shoulder and a continuous landscape on the neck, the domed cover surmounted by a large knop and painted with three shaped panels of 'antiques' or floral sprays sprouting from rockwork
25½ in. (64.8 cm.) high
Collection Bernheimer, Munich.
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